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The census continues: enumerators start their work today

The Population and Housing Census, which started at the end of last year, continues on a smaller scale in February. Throughout the month, enumerators are contacting the people who did not respond to the e-census but live at mandatory sample addresses.
Read more 1. February 2022
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Tomorrow is the last day to complete the e-census

Today and tomorrow are the last days when it is still possible to participate in the Estonian e-census. All Estonian residents are invited to complete the survey. By today, January 21, more than 530,000 persons, i.e. 40% of the population, have been enumerated on the basis of the census e-questionnaire.
Read more 21. January 2022
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This Saturday is the last day to complete the e-census

Statistics Estonia invites all Estonian residents to fill in the census e-questionnaire by Saturday. So far (by January 16), 450,000 persons, or around 35% of the Estonian population, have been enumerated based on the short five-minute questionnaire.
Read more 20. January 2022
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Around 150,000 people have responded to the e-census

By today, January 6, approximately 150,000 people have submitted answers to the Population and Housing Census e-questionnaire. Women have been considerably more active in filling in the questionnaire than men. The short questionnaire can be answered until January 22.
Read more 6. January 2022
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5 important reminders for a safe census

The Estonian e-census starts tomorrow, December 28. All Estonian residents can participate in the census. To make sure that answering the census survey is as safe as possible, Liina Osila, project manager of the Population and Housing Census, goes over safety principles and shares useful tips.
Read more 27. December 2021
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E-census is open from the end of December

At the end of the year, on 28 December, the Population and Housing Census, conducted every ten years, starts in Estonia. Everyone living in Estonia is invited to complete an online questionnaire for the census by 22 January 2022. In February, census takers will call or visit the people for whom filling in the questionnaire is mandatory.
Read more 15. December 2021
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Let’s review our data in the population register!

In three months’ time, on 28 December, the big Estonian e-census will be launched. During the census, all people and their dwellings are counted. In order to do that and simplify the census, all data in registers must be gathered. Although most of this work can be done automatically, it does not yet work with a push of a button, instead everyone needs to contribute.
Read more 13. October 2021
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When will the census results be published?

There are just a few months left until the census and preparations are in full swing. Many people want to know when and how the census will be conducted as well as when the census results will be published.
Read more 13. October 2021
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In the United Kingdom, scammers tried to profit from the census

The population census is the biggest data collection and consolidation project everywhere in Europe over this and the following year. This time, let’s take a look at England where some clever scammers tried to take advantage of the census. There is a valuable lesson to learn from this.
Read more 13. October 2021