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.