Objectives Census 2020

  1. Collect stocks and profiles of people and housing comprising demographic and socio-economic characteristics up to the smallest georaphic level.
  2. Used as inputs for national development planning including per capita distribution as enshrined in the Constitution.
  3. Become the basic for population estimates and projections and living quarters.
  4. Become a new benchmark input in the provision of socio-economic indicators.

 

Future Benefits

  1. Statistics New Information
    • Basic information for country planning and development
    • Population information, household and living quarters (LQ) to the smallest geographic area (local statistics)

  2. Register Based Statistics (MSAR & MSPR)
    • Complete LQ and population address database
    • The Population and Housing Censuses can be implemented on a smaller scale in the future

  3. Statistics Details Transformation
    • Technology changed and moved from paper-based to online
    • Improve the efficiency of statistical delivery systems to be more modern, dynamic and user-friendly
    • Improve statistical literacy

  4. Census Parameter Partnership
    • The latest data from MSAR & MSPR can be shared with various agencies
    • Increased collaboration with Other Goverment Agencies (OGA) in the use of administrative data

  5. Estimates and Revisions of Population, Housing and Living Quarters
    • Population inputs for the establishment of key policies such as national agenda and population aging

  6. Effective Cost
    • Long term investment
    • Continuous ICT investment
    • Savings and more cost effective

 

Mode of Census 2020

 1.  capi

 Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)

The CAPI data collection method is a method by which the Enumerator will visit TK and conduct respondent interviews by recording information respondents online and offline using tablets or smartphones

 2.  ecensus

 e-Census

The e-census methodology is the completion of online surveys by respondents through the Census Portal and Stats Geoportal (http://ecensus.mycensus.gov.my). Respondents can fill up an online questionnaire provided by the department

 3. papi

Paper And Pen Interview (PAPI)

This method is a method by which the Enumerator will visit TK to conduct face-to-face interviews with respondents and record the information obtained in the questionnaire

 4. cati

 Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

This method, the Enumerator will make a telephone interview and all respondents will be included in the CATI system

 5. dopu

Drop-Off & Pick Up (DOPU)

This method, Enumerator will leave the questionnaire (drop off) in TK on Census Day and the Enumerator will retrieve the questionnaire filled up by the respondent. Implementation of this census mode is flexible for urban and rural areas taking into account existing facilities in the area

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