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The main rehearsal of the population census continues with phone interviews

In the population census online test survey, which started at the end of last year, Statistics Estonia received answers about 828 persons living at 410 addresses. Interviewers started working on 20 January and they will contact by phone the people who live at the addresses in the survey sample but who did not respond to the questionnaire online.
Read more 21. January 2021
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Census in your pocket: follow us on social media

The Population and Housing Census is a major campaign that must literally reach every Estonian resident. Without the involvement of social media this would probably be impossible nowadays. By following us on Facebook and Instagram you’ll always have the newest information.
Read more 14. December 2020
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Check your data in the population register!

The population register is a database that contains the basic personal data of Estonian citizens, citizens of the European Union who have registered their residence in Estonia, and foreign citizens who have been granted a residence permit or right of residence in Estonia.
Read more 14. December 2020
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Most of the census data come from registers

Statistics Estonia is making preparations for Population and Housing Census 2021. In contrast to previous censuses, this time the majority of the required data will be obtained from state databases. People will answer only to the questions for which there are no data available in any of the databases.
Read more 9. November 2020
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Information from state registers as well as a questionnaire will be used for the population census

Today, a team from Statistics Estonia met with the census committee of the Estonian Government to present the questionnaire of the Population and Housing Census 2021 and discuss the current state of the project. The exact census methodology will be decided once the allocation of additional funds from the government reserves for 2021 and from the 2022 state budget has been confirmed.
Read more 20. October 2020