Samia is about to publish the results of the 2022 census
George Simbachawene, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Politics, Parliamentary Affairs and Coordination), made remarks to this effect at a press conference yesterday.
He revealed that the government is in the process of formulating guidelines on how the results will be used for monitoring various national development goals.
He said the unveiling ceremony at Jamhuri Stadium in the nation’s capital will see the president explain the statistical and economic lessons of the preliminary census results, noting that members of the diplomatic corps are expected to attend Monday’s event in large numbers.
The minister outlined the areas the presentation of census results will focus on based on persons and dwellings, while auxiliary data on physical addresses will be released next month.
He explained that the guidelines will point out the best ways for public institutions, international agencies and the private sector to use the census results as a flag on achieving the country’s Economic Vision for 2030.
Simbachawene said the conduct of the census aimed to establish the national situation on human population and habitats, while its implications for policy pursuits in various fields must be developed so that the census leads to understanding the multiple implications of the key findings.
The results of the census will help the government to be better informed when reviewing current strategies for implementing various social and economic projects, he said, noting that the expected guidelines will help parliamentarians to more effectively execute their watchdog role.
The document will seek to reconcile current development strategies being pursued across all the different sectors at regional and district levels to relate to population and housing observations for these areas, linked to health, education and housing needs. ‘infrastructure.
Lawmakers will be in a better position to push the government on various strategies and projects in the works given the more accurate data on the situation at the local level, the minister explained.
He said that the census has consumed a lot of public resources, so President Samia is determined to ensure that the data obtained is used optimally to enable the country to achieve key development goals in all sectors. .