Commencement of the 2016 Intercensal Demographic & Labor Force Survey (NID & LFS)


The Statistician-General, together with the Namibian Police and other stakeholders announced the start of the 2016 Intercensal Demographic & Labor Force Survey.The survey, which is aimed at collecting information on socio-demographic characteristics of the population and Labour force, captures information on socio-economic characteristics of the population. The surveys, Intercensal Demographic & Labour Force, will run concurrently from the 17th of October up to the 11th of November 2016.

At a joint press conference, that included the Namibian Police, Councilors from Windhoek West and East as well as staff from the Office of the Governor of the Khomas Region, the Statistician-General took the time out to announce that they have decided to include law enforcement agencies to highlight the fact that the Statistics Act, Section 43, 1(b) protects the Namibia Statistics Agency from refusals which includes a penalty. Often we receive refusals from households that do not want to participate. read more