2021 Census begins tonight
The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will tonight, June 27, 2021, will begin the 2021 Population and Housing Census.
The exercise was expected to take place in 2020 but had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The exercise started with the deployment of field staff to demarcate the whole country into smaller units.
They also drew digital maps, and took the geographical position of all localities; and also developed relevant questionnaires which would be used to collect the data.
According to the GSS, 75,000 staff were recruited for the exercise.