The Count – Germany Launches First Census since Reunification

Germany on Monday began counting its population in the first national census to be conducted since reunification. Despite some privacy fears, there is no sign of the protest and boycott movement which hampered the last national head count nearly 25 years ago.

 

German authorities began the first national census in nearly 25 years on Monday. A team of 80,000 interviewers set out to knock on people’s doors as part of a major data collecting operation. Information will be gathered from some 26 million people, roughly a third of Germany’s population. MORE HERE

Categories: Countries, Germany

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