2023 Population and Housing Census preparations in full swing


The Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA), in partnership with local law enforcement, is in full swing with preparations for the 2023 Population and Housing Census, as most of the processes have been concluded and all systems are ready for the action phase to commence.

The implementing body has just concluded the most important preparation processes, which included staff recruitment, a series of trainings, constituency and public advocacy, and field staff deployment.
Statistician General Alex Shimuafeni is confident about the readiness of the process.

|Khomanin Traditional Authority say NSA recruitment process is discriminatory


The |Khomanin Traditional Authority says the online registration and application process for potential employment for the 2023 Population and Housing Census deprives rural citizens, particularly youth, of opportunities for employment.

In a country where many are unemployed, the announcement by the Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA) that it is undertaking a mass recruitment drive of over 13,000 Census Field Staff sowed a glimmer of hope for thousands of Namibians, particularly the youth who have no access to the internet, let alone smartphones.

Oshana Regional Council avails facilities NSA


Oshana Regional Council will avail its facilities to the Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA) during the upcoming Population and Housing Census, slated for later this year.

Addressing an NSA engagement meeting, Governor Elia Irimari assured the agency that it would be given space and resources to ensure that the upcoming census is carried out effectively and efficiently.

This year's census will be conducted from August to October 2023.