The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has extended the deadline for the 2021 Population and Housing Census to Sunday, July 18.
The exercise, which started on Monday, June 28, was expected to end today, July 11, 2021, in all sixteen (16) regions of the country. Out of the 16 regions, data has been received from 12 regions with the North East region recording the highest figure.
“Currently, the completion rates in some districts based on the data received by the 12th day indicate that the enumeration will have to continue”.
“These include Ga West, Ga North, Ayawaso West Municipal, Adentan Municipal, Ga East, Ledzokuku, La Nkwantanang-Madina, Kpone Katamanso, Shai Osudoku, and Tema West,” Government Statistician, Prof. Annim said.
Meanwhile, he indicated that “field closure activities have begun in Supervisory Areas where work has been completed.”