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2021 Census: 94% Ghanaians data captured so far

The Ghana Statistical Service says 94% of households have been enumerated in the ongoing Population and Housing Census data collection so far.

This was disclosed at a media briefing held in Accra on Monday, July 19, 2021, to give an update on the exercise.

Speaking at the short ceremony government statistician, Professor Samuel  Kobina Annim said the data collection exercise which was originally scheduled from 27th June to 11th July 2021 led to the successful enumeration of 85% of the expected households, and as at the end of the sixth day of the initial seven-day extension from 12th to 18th July 94% have been enumerated.

He further stated that data collected from all the 16 regions exceeded three-quarters of the expected data surpassing 90% with the exception of Greater Accra.

Professor Annim added that in order not to uncompromising their goal of counting everyone, the data collection exercise has been extended in some selected area in the country.

He finally appealed to members of the public who are still unwilling to be enumerated to cooperate with enumerators and avail themselves o be counted.


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