The 2021 Population and Housing Census officially begins today, Monday, 28 June 2021.
The Ghana Statistical Service observed the Census night on Sunday, 27 June 2021, to officially commence the process of counting persons living in the country.
All persons living in Ghana will be counted by enumerators trained by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS).
The process that will last for 15 days started with enumerators counting persons in transit, short stay, and the homeless.
The 2021 population and housing census will run till 11 July 2021.
Ghana’s last census was held in 2010.
The census is aimed at generating data that will be used in decision-making and planning for the development of the country.