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Ghana's 2021 Population and Housing Census ends today.

The 2021 National Population and Housing Census (PHC) practice has in fact finished today, Sunday, July 11, 2021. 

The 15-day public exercise began on June 27, this year. 

The Head of Publicity, Education and Advocacy of the GSS, Mr Francis Nyarkoh-Larbi, in a prior meet with Graphic Online, said the posting of constructions for the PHC would begin from June 13 to June 25 and that on June 26, enumerators would be dispatched to their assigned zones the nation over. 

He clarified that after the Census Night, the genuine identification would begin on June 27 to July 11, 2021. 

He said albeit the activity, actually, would end in July, the office would just finish its work after it had assembled all the required information in each zone of the nation, taking note of that a few officials were not prone to complete the assortment of their information by July 11. 

"Evaluation doesn't end when the work has not been finished," Nyarkoh-Larbi noted. 


A populace registration is a need public advancement program, as it secures all public improvement intercessions, given its extraordinary property of catching information on all people in a country. 

The Ghana 2021 PHC will comprise of a populace evaluation and a lodging registration as one activity. The two censuses, however discrete, establish one factual activity and they are not totally autonomous of one another in light of the fundamental components of each evaluation which are normal to both and are additionally with all around composed exercises. 

The direct of the evaluation is as per the Statistical Service Law, 1985 (PNDCL 135), which enables the Government Statistician to lead measurable overviews and any enumeration in Ghana. 

The current year's statistics was initially wanted to take off in 2020, however because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the activity must be rescheduled. 

Ghana directed its first registration in 1891, during British frontier rule. It has, since autonomy, directed five censuses — 1960, 1970, 1984, 2000, with the latest one being the 2010 statistics, which said Ghana's populace then, at that point was 24.7 million. 

The registration will demonstrate the complete number of individuals and lodging types and their qualities in each town or town in the country. 

It will help both the focal and the nearby government, including the private area, to design their projects.

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