PSA Announces the Launch of the First Phase of Qatar Census 2020

The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) announced the launch of the first phase of the General Census of Population, Housing and Establishments (Qatar 2020 Census), which will last for a month, with the participation of more than 400 field surveyors and skilled supervisors.

The first phase of Qatar 2020 Census aims primarily at collecting and completing data for the number of buildings, housing units, establishments and families, as well as the number of individuals in each household, in addition to recording how the Head of the Family would prefer to give detailed household data in the second phase of the census, whether through the visit of the researcher who collects the required data, or through filling out the online application form that could be used directly by the Head of the Family, in an easy, confidential manner.

HE the President of PSA Dr. Saleh bin Mohamed Al Nabit said the General Census of Population, Housing and Establishments 2020 is one of the most important statistical projects of the Authority. It is a national project, which seeks to obtain comprehensive and accurate data that support decision-makers for various development plans, based on which the availability of basic services for families is accessed, areas requiring services are identified, and priority are given to these areas in development plans.

Source: Government of Qatar