Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Govt instructs State Statistics Committee to prepare population census in 2011

The Cabinet instructed the State Statistics Committee to elaborate the draft document on preparation and conducting the All-Ukrainian Population Census in 2011, provided by a plan of measures aimed at realization of priorities in activities of central executive authorities in 2008, endorsed by the Government's order of April 2.

In particular, the State Statistics Committee was instructed to prepare and conduct a pilot population census.

Among other priorities of the Committee's activities, elaboration of a program on pilot selective studies of the population on the issues of labor migration, elaboration of the draft strategy of state statistics development till 2012, preparation of the All-Ukrainian Agricultural Census, comparison of data on bilateral trade of Ukraine and the European Union countries using a "mirror statistics" method.

Previous All-Ukrainian Census was conducted in 2001.