Announcement About Ajira Za Sensa 2022. The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania plans to conduct a Population and Housing Census by August 2022. The Ministry of Finance and Planning through the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Statistician of Zanzibar (OCGS), is in the process of preparing to conduct the Census.
The Population and Housing Census is a national exercise conducted every 10 years where the last census to be held in the country is the one in 2012. Thus the Census 2022 will be the Sixth Census to be held in the country after the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar in 1964. Census others took place in 1967, 1978, 1988, 2002 and 2012.
Preparations for the Population and Housing Census are expected to take place on 23/08/2022 for all sleepers in the country on 22/08/2022 until 23/08/2022 where so far preparations have reached 80 percent.
The 2022 Population and Housing Census will be done digitally using devices called tablets, so it will require clerks, supervisors and ICT officers who know how to use such devices.