National
UBOS to recruit over 80,000 for 2014 census
Publish Date: Jun 23, 2014
UBOS to recruit over 80,000 for 2014 census
The national census was supposed to be carried out in 2012 but the exercise was delayed
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Andante Okanya

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is set to recruit over 80,000 people to take part in the 2014 Uganda Population and Housing Census starting in August.

At least one enumerator for every Local Council 1 village, technically called an Enumeration Area will be recruited.

Also at least one supervisor for every parish or ward will be recruited, that could amount to more than 80,000 posts.

According to details placed in New Vision job mart, the deadline for receiving  applications is June 30.

The jobs will be temporary and the successful persons  must be available from August 1 to September 14.

The essential requirement for the parish/ward  supervisor is that  the person must be resident in the area, should be mature with experience in coordinating census and should  have an  advanced level  certificate of education.

Enumerators are required to possess an ordinary level certificate, should be resident  in the area, and an adult who is social.

The last census carried out by the bureau in 2002, put Uganda’s official population at 24.2million people.

According to the executive summary of the census report, analysis of data from  Kotido district was excluded, after evidence of deliberate falsification of data was detected.

However, estimates done last year by United Nations Social and Economic Affairs Division in New York, Uganda’s total population reportedly surged  to 37.5 million, up from 34.5 million in 2011.


Also related to this story

National census to start on August 28

National census to cost sh190b

National population census for 2014

National census cancelled again, no funds

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Mengo to build five more vocational institutes
The Minister of Education in the Buganda government Dr. Twaha Kaawaase has revealed that the Kingdom has embarked on a move to set up vocational institutions to promote technical education around the region...
Screening of Ebola vaccine candidates starts in Kampala
Makerere University Walter Reed Project has started screening candidates for the trial of an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda....
Old Taxi Park drivers welcome renovation plans
It is barely a week since KCCA demolished all kiosks (small shops) within and outside the Old Taxi Park to pave way for renovations....
Makerere University staff withdraw court case over retirement benefits
The staff had taken the university to court over unpaid arrears, saying the university was showing little commitment to clear the monies....
Frustrated Ugandan attempts suicide in Dubai
A Ugandan man attempts to commit suicide in the middle of a busy Dubai street in the UAE, but only breaks his legs....
Museveni commissions sh5.8b technical institute
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned a sh5.8b technical institute in Kamuli district....
Will a ban on Waragi sold in sachets reduce consumption of Alcohol?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter