EFE, 06/09 17:50 CET
The most recent census took place in 2002 and reported at that time residing on the island 11177.743 3534.327 million in housing. AP / File
Havana , Sep 6 (EFE) .- Cuba is preparing to conduct a new census of population and housing September 2012 and update the data of this investigation population , reported the official newspaper Granma.
The most recent census took place in 2002 and reported that currently residing in the island 11177.743 million in 3534.327 Housing .
The research includes the territorial distribution population , its composition by sex and age, skin color , level educational sectors, where he works, and other vital elements , so that requires careful preparation of several years.
Also renew the reports on the status of property, its technical condition , equipment and services supplied to the population of the island.
The complexity and volume of census data Population and housing require gathering involves not only the Office National Statistics (ONE), but the entire society, and becomes " a task of government , "says the publication.
The paper recalls that after the Cuban victory of the revolution in 1959, the island has made three censuses population in the years 1970, 1981 and 2002.
To date a total of 17 censuses in Cuba, the first in its history was made in 1774 and recorded a population of 171 620 inhabitants.
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