CAPMAS: Census includes 4 phases



Tue, 28 Feb 2017 - 12:11 GMT


Tue, 28 Feb 2017 - 12:11 GMT

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CAIRO – 28 February 2017: The second of four phases of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) census is underway, CAPMAS chairperson Abu Bakr El Gendi said in a press release Monday.

The census includes four essential phases, the first of which was preparation and consisted of selecting researchers and providing them with the tools necessary to compile the data. This preparation phase ended in early February.

The second phase of the census started collecting data and surveying houses and establishments across the country and extends until Mar. 10, he added during his visit to

Delta University

in Mansoura.

According to


, Gendi said the next phase will run from Mar. 28 to Apr. 30 and includes surveying the demographic characteristics of the population.

The final phase includes surveying non-residential buildings and will run from April to June 10.



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