President Guillermo Lasso has indicated that 57 57 million will be invested in the 2022 census. Photo: Twitter INEC
The National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) This Wednesday, May 18, 2022, presented plans for implementation Eighth population censusSeventh Accommodation And first Communities
The specialty of this next census is that it will be done Unearthly, Through Internet access. And with Face to face survey With Inspection From traditional Houses
On the occasion, held QuitoWas present The President of the Republic, Guillermo Lasso. The president said 57 57 million would be invested in this work.
He further emphasized that New virtual mechanism It will save resources for the state. Thus, it is estimated that 25% of the population participates in it Online census.
These three types of censuses will be conducted for six weeks: between November 7 and December 18, 2022. Lasso assured that the first results will be ready in May 2023. “It simply came to our notice then. Relevant information To plan development Social and productive fields“The president said.
In addition, the information that will be collected will be the key Plan to reduce chronic malnutrition in children, Promoted by the government.
Lasso highlighted that it will be there for the first time Information from indigenous communities, peoples and nationalities, So that the information has “an intercultural vision”.
The population will not be counted with the students
Another of the changes that will be implemented in this year’s census is that it will not participate. High school student George Garcia, the deputy director general of INEC, indicated that he was the recipient of the census. Will appoint A CitizensWho can Census family His own Neighborhood or community.
“We are going to go from the 500,000 or 600,000 students who were required for the 2010 census to only 18,000 census takers,” the deputy director assured. Besides, The survey data will be collected in an electronic tablet. The goal is to improve data quality and reduce human error, Garcia said.