"To agree with the proposal of the State Statistics Service regarding the conduct of the nationwide population census in 2023," the order says.
The explanatory note indicates that the last nationwide population census was carried out in 2001. During this time, significant economic, demographic and migration processes took place in the country, which significantly influenced the quantitative and qualitative composition of the population.
According to preliminary estimates, the preparation and conduct of the population census require $ 250 million. Of these costs, about 70% is the salary of temporary personnel. For the preparation and conduct of the population census, it is planned to attract more than 98,000 temporary employees.