NSA ready for census

The Namibian Statistics Agency says it is ready to conduct the Population and Housing Census.

NSA's Stastician General Alex Shimuafeni explains who will be counted during the Census Reference Night of the 24th.

NSA gears up for 2023 Census

Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA) Statistician General Alex Shimuafeni is confident that the 2023 Population and Housing Census will be less prone to errors than ever.

Shimwafeni says the NSA will deploy a digital enumeration system for the first time this year.

The NSA continued its information-sharing engagements at a media briefing held in Swakopmund.

The Statistician General, Alex Shimuafeni, says the digital system will also reduce the waiting period for survey results.

Increase in population of brown fur seals at Cape Cross raises concern

The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has expressed concern at the increase in the population of brown fur seals at Cape Cross.

The Cape Fur Seal colony on the Skeleton Coast of Namibia is the biggest on the African coast, with over 100,000 seals.
The months of October, November, and December are usually the seal breeding season, where male seals reserve and defend their territories that consist of harems of between five and 25 females.

NSA updates various stakeholders in Omusati on upcoming census

The Namibia Statistic Agency (NSA) met various stakeholders in Omusati Region to update them on the upcoming 2023 Population and Housing census.  

The last Population and Housing Census conducted in Namibia was in 2011 and according to the Census Manager Isaak Neemu, this year's focus will be on Population and Housing.

Recruitment has already started and will end in June.

NSA advised those with permanent employment not to apply because they will not be considered.