St Kitts and Nevis: The Ministry of Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Department of Statistics, will be conducting the 2021 Population and Housing Census Informational Drive on Friday, March 25, 2022, in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis.
The drive for the Census of the Population and Housing of the twin-island Federation will be started from 9: 30 am to 3:00 pm.
The notice of the Census has been issued by the Department of Statistics within the Ministry of Sustainable Development. The Department notified, “The Department of Statistics within the Ministry of Sustainable Development wishes to notify the general public that the department is having a 2021 Population and Housing Census Informational Drive on Friday, March 25, 2022, from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm”.
As per the official report of St Kitts and Nevis, the Census will be conducted in the parking lot of the Total Concept Building at Bladen’s Commercial Development in Basseterre.
The main aim of the event is to create awareness among the general public and also garners the significance of the Census. The objective of the event also depends upon the generation of the support of the residents of the Federation for the 2021 Population and Census.
In addition to that, the general public will have the opportunity to speak to someone from the Department about any matter concerning the Census.
While encouraging the people to take part in the Census, the Department of Statistics appealed, Come out! Get educated about the Census. It’s Me, You, Us… 2021 Census. #Becounted”.
They also stated that people get more information after contacting the Statistics Department at 467-1257 or 1063.
The Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs also outlined the significance of the Census for the development of the country.
While informing about the launch of the Census, Brantley noted, “Official Start of the 2021-2022 Census. Privileged today to attend and say a few words at the official launch of the National Census 2021-2022 here in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis”.
Outlining the significance of the official Census and mentioned that the data collected will be critical to help the country to design programmes and policies that will suit the welfare of the people of the island as well as for the development of the island of Nevis and the wider Federation.