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GASTAT Completes the First Phase of Field Data Collection and Begins Analysis and Processing

06-21-2022

Today, 16/6/2022, GASTAT announced the successful completion of the first phase of field "data collection" and the beginning of the data analysis and processing to get the preliminary and comprehensive statistical data

GASTAT: Census Interviewers Visits Time from 4 p.m. –10 p.m.

06-01-2022

GASTAT has specified the census interviewers’ visits time for the "Saudi Census 2022", which is from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. every day.GASTAT stressed that the census interviewer holds an identification card and wears GASTAT’s official uniform. Additionally

GASTAT’s Spokesman: Data Flow Is Going Well

06-01-2022

GASTAT’s official spokesman, Mr. Muhammad Al-Dukhainy, confirmed that no monetary fines have been imposed on citizens and residents so far....

GASTAT extends the participation through self-enumeration for 6 more days

05-26-2022

The General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced that it has extended the participation in the Saudi Census 2022 through the online self-enumeration platform for 6 more days, until Tuesday May 31

GASTAT’s Official Spokesman: Participation in the Saudi Census 2022 is mandatory and refusal to participate can lead to fines

05-20-2022

GASTAT’s spokesman, Mohmmad Aldukhainy clarified that according to Royal Decree No. m/13 dated 2341391, participation in the General Population Census is mandatory based on article (four) of the decree, and questions asked by census interviewers must be answered.The country’s general statistics law issued by Royal Decree No

Government and Private Sectors Participate in the Census Hour

05-19-2022

A number of government and private sectors participated in the “Census Hour” initiative, which is an hour specified to fill out the census questionnaire by all employees. This came as a step to implement the directives to ministries, government entities and institutions regarding the importance of supporting the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) and providing all facilities and data necessary for the success of the Saudi Census 2022...

The “Saudi Census 2022” contributes to building national strategies and development plans

05-17-2022

His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, hosted in his office at Al-Hukm Palace yesterday His Excellency the Minister of Economy and Planning, Mr. Faisal bin Fadel Al-Ibrahim, accompanied by the President of the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT), Dr. Konrad Pesendorfer. HH listened to the explanation of the “Saudi Census 2022”

800 female census interviewers completed 4 days of training conducted by GASTAT’s branch in the Eastern Region

05-15-2022

800 female census interviewers completed 4 days of training conducted by GASTAT’s branch in the Eastern Region.They were trained on the working mechanisms with citizens and residents; according to the modern methods followed by GASTAT in the census, which includes a number of technical means that are used for the first time

“GASTAT” celebrates the launch of Saudi Arabia's fifth Housing and Population Census

05-10-2022

His Excellency the Minister of Economy and Planning, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Statistics, His Excellency – Faisal Al-Ibrahim – has launched the data collection phase for the Saudi Census 2022. The date of Monday evening, 8th Shawwal 1443 H, which corresponds to May 9th, 2022, was approved by Royal Decree last September as the census

GASTAT announces Completion of “Address Canvassing” Phase in Saudi Census 2022

03-10-2022

The General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced that it has successfully completed the works of address canvassing phase in Saudi Census 2022, which has started on January 26, 2022 and ended on March 10, 2022.  “Address Canvassing” is considered an important preparatory phase and a fundamental step in the census.