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. The number of trainees of both sexes exceeds four thousand male and female trainees in all governorates of the Eastern Region.Females’ participation is considered the first in the census program at the level of the Kingdom’s regions, including the governorates and cities of the Eastern Region.GASTAT uses three methods to collect data: self-enumeration through completing the questionnaire electronically by the head of the household, field-enumeration through the census interviewers’ visits , and the third method  is through the self-enumeration stations inside shopping centers.The Saudi Census 2022 is an essential pillar of the Kingdom’s vision 2030, as it was designed to provide complete and statistical information on all the Kingdom’s population both citizens and residents. The census outputs also include data about the demographic distribution throughout the Kingdom, the income and living standard of the target population and their educational status as well. Data will be available to policy makers to prepare development and future projects, and to assist decision makers to make decisions based on information that contributes to achieving the vision’s goals