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Oshana Regional Council avails facilities NSA

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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. 

NSA updates various stakeholders in Omusati on upcoming census

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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.

Namibia's inability to conduct a census timely may negatively affect planning- Dr Steytler

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The former Statistician-General at the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) says Namibia's inability to conduct a census timely may negatively affect planning due to a lack of accurate data. 

Dr John Steytler was referring to the cancellation of the census owing to the lack of funds and the outdated household income and expenditure survey which was last conducted six years ago.

Namibia's inability to conduct a census timely compromises planning

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A former Statistician-General at the Namibia Statistics Agency says Namibia's inability to conduct a timely census may negatively affect planning due to a lack of accurate data.

Dr. John Steytler was referring to the cancellation of the census due to a lack of funds and the outdated household income and expenditure survey, which was last conducted six years ago.