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9 August 2019, 16:56

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General population census data shall be used for shaping budget and social policy

LUGANSK, August 9 (Lugansk Media Centre) – The LPR general population census is essential for shaping the Republican budget, the State Committee for Statistics chairwoman Irina Shablienko said.

The LPR is preparing for the general population census scheduled for October 2019.

"The census is a unique opportunity to reveal the gender, age, ethnic, family, job, income, migration structure."

The data will be used to shape budget, develop national social and economic policies, analysis of demographics, etc.

"All the officials carrying out the census shall be equipped with badges and IDs," Shablienko said.

She emphasized that citizens are not obliged to let the officials in their houses, they may respond in stairways or in the courtyards.

If anyone doubts the status of an official, they are welcome to dial 072-186-70-30 to reach the State Committee for Statistics.

Stationary polling offices shall also operate across the Republic.

All the information revealed to the census officials is confidential.

LuganskMediaCentre — 09 August — Lugansk