Chinese Communities Begin Preparation for 7th National Population Census

 October 17, 2020

Census takers visit households to carry out registration work of the seventh national population census in a village in Changzhou District, Wuzhou City, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on October 11. [CNSPHOTO/He Huawen]


Many communities across the country kicked off door-to-door household visits in preparation for the upcoming China's seventh national population census which will begin on November 1 this year. About seven million staff will visit homes for the registration work.

The census will collect data including name, ID number, gender, marital details, education, profession and other information about citizens.

The country has also encouraged residents to use mobile terminals such as cell phones to declare personal and family information. Relevant declaration process has been publicized in communities so that residents can complete the declaration by themselves.

China conducts a national population census every 10 years. The last census in the world's most populous country found its population had increased to 1.37 billion.

A community resident in Wuxi City, East China's Jiangsu Province, shows an audio program produced by the local census instructor for explaining how to participate the seventh national population census to local residents on October 12. [CNSPHOTO/Zhu Jipeng]


Census takers conduct the registration work at a community in Lindian Sub-district, Luyang District in Hefei, capital city of East China's Anhui Province, on October 12. The sub-district office has sent 474 census takers and 65 instructors to visit residents from door to door and register their relevant information to ensure that no person is missed. [CNSPHOTO/Zhao Ming]


A resident signs her name on a publicity board relating to China's seventh national population census at Wanda Plaza, Langfang City, North China's Hebei Province, on September 25. The city launched a month-long activity of promoting the country's seventh national population census on that day. The population census has been publicized through television, newspaper, the Internet and other outdoor publicity activities. [CNSPHOTO/Song Mintao]


Census takers hand out publicity leaflets of China's seventh national population census and explain the importance of the population census and matters needing attention to residents in Lianyungang City, East China's Jiangsu Province, on October 12. [CNSPHOTO/Zhu Huanan]


(Source: CNSPHOTO/Translated and edited by Women of China)


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