The Supreme Committee for the Electronic Census for PopulationHousings and Establishments 2020 held its periodical meeting on MondayNovember 52018. The meeting was chaired by Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al.....
Chaired by H.H. Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said The Supreme Committee of E-Census 2020 Review Its Progress
The Supreme Committee for the Electronic Census for PopulationHousings and Establishments 2020 held its periodical meeting on MondayNovember 52018. The meeting was chaired by Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al SaidMinister of Heritage and Culturewith presence of their Excellency’s members of the committee.
During the meetingthe committee reviewed a wide array of topics related to the project’s progressmethodologymajor milestones and working teams’ achievements. Furthermoresince the E-Census 2020 is register-basedthe committee discussed the data preparedness of all parties involved in the project. The committee members were also briefed on the integration status between the registers of the project’s relevant institutionsprogress made in building an integrated information system and the main features of the marketing communication campaign. The committee expressed its satisfaction regarding the efforts made by various units to verify the collected data and the so far achieved integration level between registers. H.E. Dr Khalifa bin Abdullah bin Hamad Al BarwaniChief Executive Officer of the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI) mentioned that the overall completion level of the E-Census 2020 has reached 39 per cent.
Omar Hamdan Al IsmailiDirector General of E-Census 2020 explained that E-Census’s ultimate goal is to provide instant data and statistical indicators to serve the development plans in the countrywhich could be achieved by establishing an integrated information system based on registers of various institutions. He added that the E-Census 2020 teams are currently working with the concerned parties on enhancing the quality and integration of data. The cooperation of all related parties and teams has contributed to the progress of this project.