Head of the Federal service of state statistics Alexander Surinov has informed about the plans at the time of the census in 2020, to allow to fill in the questionnaires online for those who “work a lot”.
During the 2020 census enumerators Russia plans to provide tablets to collect information electronically, and the majority of people to interview via the Internet.
“We are planning the possibility of completing the questionnaire online via the portal of public services, and the Ministry of communications it supports. With such a service questionnaire to fill out people who are inconvenient to take home the copyist who work hard. But while this project is under discussion,” he said.
The head of Rosstat reported that during the agricultural census in Russia in the fall of 2016 half of the information already gathered with the help of tablets. For enumerators of the population in 2020 will require about 200 thousand gadgets.
Suriname stressed that “about half of the population” will be rewritten on paper.
“There are areas where no paper is impossible, because many are wary of people without official forms. This is a question of psychology,” he said.
According to Rosstat, in 2016 the population of Russia was 146,5 million.
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