Process of census commence in Karachi


KARACHI, March 15 (APP): As elsewhere in the country, the 6th

population and housing Census 2017 commenced in the Karachi on

Wednesday, an official of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said.

He said that the process in the metropolis started at eight a.m.

and continued till four in the evening in a smooth manner.

It was further pointed out that the first phase would be carried

out from March 15 to April 15.

In Karachi there are 14,522 blocks and one enumerator would be

responsible for two blocks each.

The house listing would be conducted from March 15 to 17.

Enumeration would be from March 18 to April 14.

The enumerators would be from the departments of Local

Government, School Education Department, Health Department and Revenue


There would be one enumerator for every block that would consist

of 200 to 250 houses.

Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) of the head of the

family would be required.

Prior to the census, adequate training was arranged for the


by trainers from Islamabad.

The second phase of the census would be carried out from April 25

to May 25.