What does California have to lose if undocumented immigrants are excluded from the census?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If The U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of President Donald Trump’s memorandumThe Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments Nov. 30Eric McGhee, a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, said the state is home to an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants. If they aren’t included in the census formula, the state could lose congressional representation.Due to the state’s slow population growth and people moving out of the state, California is already expected to lose one congressional seat.With the potential omission of undocumented immigrants, it ...
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Uzbekistan postpones first census because of coronavirus
(photo: David Trilling)Independent Uzbekistan’s first national census has been pushed back a year owing to the size of the task and the potentially lingering threat of the coronavirus.The census, the first time Uzbeks would have been counted since 1989, was set to be carried out in 2022 after trial runs in late 2021. It now has been postponed to 2023.In a November 12 statement the State Statistics Committee cited the fact that Russia, Armenia and Kazakhstan were all delaying their censuses as a justification for the delay. But those countries will be carrying them out in 2021, rather than this...
Shortened census led to an incomplete count in some areas
The early end to the 2020 census has some areas complaining they needed more time to count residents in a chaotic environment of coronavirus shutdowns and storm evacuations.Parts of Louisiana and tribal lands in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah face the biggest gaps in the pandemic-shortened count. But Manhattan in New York City and parts of New England, Mississippi and North Carolina also fell short of average completion rates. The count in those areas will have to be finished using estimates from administrative records and other techniques.The Census Bureau stopped accepting responses on Oct. 15...
7th national census kicks off
Census takers in a residential community in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, help an elderly resident (center) register her information on an electronic device on Sunday. Photo: VCGWhile many other countries and regions including the US and Europe are still struggling against the rebounding COVID-19 pandemic, China, the world's most populous country, kicked off its 7th national census on Sunday, with full usage of electronic devices and internet based on big data for the first time.Chinese demographers said that comprehensive, scientific and accurate populatio...
Population Census Set For April-May 2021
Ghana’s next population and house census is slated for April and May 2021.This is according to President Nana Akufo-Addo.He made the announcement on the occasion of the launch of the Ghana Census of Agriculture Report by Ghana Statistical Service (GSS).GSS is to undertake the population and housing census.He pointed out government’s commitment and readiness to support the conduct of the 2020 round of Population and Housing Census despite the challenge posed by the global COVID-19 pandemic.In line with the advanced preparation for the census, he assured the Ghana Statistical Service, the organi...
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Editorial: Counting us out? A bad Supreme Court census ruling
After Tuesday’s daylong Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court came a one-paragraph, unsigned opinion from her potential future colleagues: They granted the Trump administration’s effort to stop the counting for the decennial census, proving once again that the top bench — and who sits on it — matters immensely.Only Justice Sonia Sotomayor objected, noting correctly that after months of political conniving by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, the normal July 31 end date of the national tally had been extended to Oct. 31 due to COVI...
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Census takers in Dongcheng district, Beijing prepare to ask residents to fill out forms for the seventh national census on Monday. The census, held every 10 years, takes place at a critical moment as the country's policymakers will review China's 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) in late October. Photo: cnsphotoCopyright Global Times. All rights reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
MP SPEAKS | Postponement of the 2020 Census is a good move
MP SPEAKS | The national census, which takes place once every 10 years, is an important data collecting exercise for the country. The census data will be used by government agencies at the federal, state and local levels for planning purposes and allocation of resources.The private sector will also use the census for various purposes, including planning for future housing development and retail areas. As such, it is important to ensure that the results of the 2020 Census are as accurate as possible. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 virus has the potential to disrupt the collection of information fo...
Once-in-a-decade census starts head count
A census taker takes a electronic device during her work in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu Province. Photo: screenshot of Jiangsu TelevisionAcross thousands of residential compounds in Beijing, a knock at the door has become common across the capital as it kicked off the seventh national census on Sunday.The national census, held every 10 years, takes place this year at a critical moment as the country's policymakers will soon review China's 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) in late October, and an accurate population survey will provide key resources for the government's planning on social devel...
COVID-19: NBS Conducts Census On Businesses
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday started a census of commercial and industrial businesses to create a database for interventions that will ease the effects of the COVID-19.The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, said the National Business Sample Census (NBSC) will collect data on businesses to help understand their dynamics and contribute to the recovery of the economy.The Business Census also known as an Economic Census is a statistical exercise. “During this process, commercial and industrial business operations in fixed locations are listed with valuable ...