Preparations underway for Solomons 2019 census count
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 14 February 2019
“THE Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) in the Ministry of Finance and Treasury is coordinating efforts to count every citizen in the forthcoming 2019 National Population and Housing Census.
“This is the sixth census survey the country to have since the first one was conducted in 1970 under the then British authority.
“While the census enumeration is planned for November 2019 and will be announced by the Prime Minister later this year - 2019, the SINSO is now stepping up efforts in its preparation for the very important event (census).
“Solomon Islands had its first census count in 1970, the second was in 1976, and again in 1986, 1999 and the latest and the fifth one in the series was in 2009.
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