MDPS launches annual census; seeks cooperation from residents in Qatar
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) has launched the Simplified Census of Population, Housing and Establishments for the year 2015, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning.
The General Simplified Census of Population, Housing and Establishments 2015 is one of the most significant and vital statistical work conducted by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics because of its inclusive nature, as it covers all elements of society; individuals, buildings, and establishment. Moreover, it offers recent data and indicators of interest to decision makers, researchers, and all members of the society. On the occasion, MDPS asks all citizens and residents to continue their cooperation with census-takers and to facilitate the performance of their duties in order to accomplish this important national action, as researchers will continue to visit families at 4:00-8:00 pm. every day until the end of the collection of census data in 31 May.
Citizens and residents can also complete the data of their families electronically through an online form available on the website: www.qsa.gov.qa until the end of this week. The MDPS has also established a Communication Center that carries out technical review of data included in the household questionnaires; contacts families to make sure of the accuracy of data; develops notes on families data in accordance with quality standards tailored for this purpose; and ensures the accuracy and comprehensiveness of collected data, as well as responds to inquiries and observations of citizens on ( 8000800 ).