Census pilot training course is held in Kurdistan Region’s governorates
22 May 2024

Under the supervision of KRSO and statistical directorate in KR governorates and administrations, like other governorates in Iraq, a training course for statistical employees from statistics directorates of governorates and administrations started in Erbil, Sulaymaniyah and Duhok on 15/5/2024.

At the beginning of the course, it was emphasized on the importance of conducting census for the development of the country in various fields. It was also pointed out to the lack of census since the last one which was conducted in 1978. In this round, the teams from statistical directorates will be trained on how to conduct the census using tablets. The census forms are explained in detail as well during the course. The course will continue for 8 days, and then 2 days will be dedicated to field work, during which both questionnaires of listing and numbering and census will be tested on tablets in coordination with governorates and administrations.