Population Census 2009 in the Republic of Kazakhstan Sagynbayeva Ayaulym Akhmetova Zhanar

Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Population Census 2009 in
the Republic of Kazakhstan
Sagynbayeva Ayaulym
Akhmetova Zhanar
Department of Social and Demographic statistics
Hanoi, December 2-6, 2013
Legal framework
• 2010 World Population and Housing Census
Programme planned by the United Nations for
the period 2005‐2014
• Resolution No. 1138 of the Government of the
Republic of Kazakhstan in November 28, 2007
“On 2009 National Population Census of the
Republic of Kazakhstan”
PC‐2009 Programme
PC‐2009 was carried out from February 25 to March 6, 2009
Factors that have been influencing the content of
questions in the census programme :
census variables comparability with analogous variables
used in previous censuses
compliance with current international requirements
requirements to information with consideration for the
new directions of country’s socioeconomic development
The Programme PC‐2009 comprises 53 questions, among them:
• 45 demographic and socioeconomic questions
• 8 questions on housing conditions
PC‐2009 Programme
Census forms:
1) 2П (2P) – lists of inhabitants;
2) 2Ж (2ZH)– housing conditions;
3) 3С (3C)– enumeration form (45
4) 4И (4I) – enumeration form for persons
who are not residents of the Republic
of Kazakhstan;
5) 1Б (1B) – accompanying form;
6) КФ (KF) ‐ control badge ;
7) ЛО (LO) – cover page.
New developments in the PC‐2009
The following questions have been
computer literacy
date of birth of the first child and the
number of children that respondent
planed to have
period of construction and
construction materials of outer walls
of houses
The pilot census
The pilot census had been carried out
from February 25 to March 6, 2008 in the
territory of Turkestan Urban
Administration, South Kazakhstan Region
This region was selected because of:
• population of this region amounts to
about 1% of total population of the
• urban and rural population is uniformly
distributed, housing conditions are
• basic demographic characteristics
corresponds to socioeconomic
characteristics of the country as a whole
• The enumerators visited respondents in their dwellings to canvas the
population. Only the enumerators were authorized to visit house or
apartment / room and ask all the required questions
• The enumerator filled out the enumeration forms according to oral
information provided by interviewed household members. At the same
time, the answers on behalf of small children were provided by adult
household members
• The enumerator marked in the enumeration forms only those responses
that was provided by respondents
• If the person living at a given address was not at home at the
enumeration point of time, then the adult household members living
with this person could provide an information about that person. In this
case, it was marked in the enumeration form that he or she was
temporarily absent
• Those persons who did not let enumerators visit them at their house
were advised to visit the stationary enumeration offices that were
organized in each populated locality
• The census was conducted at the governmental facilities having special
contingent at the classified objects (Ministry of Justice of the Republic of
Kazakhstan, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Defense, and so on).
Data processing
Stage 1:
- data capturing (scanning) from the original enumeration
- automatic data recognition
-logical control of records
The software ABBYY FormReader Enterprise Edition has
been used.
Stage 2:
- creating the aggregate database for the Republic [of Kazakhstan], the database
is broken down by territorial units
- arranging the census database
- removing the duplicate and improperly recognized digital and textual records
- conducting the comparative analysis
Information technologies application
data creation, warehousing,
processing and providing various
data presentation media
substantial software gaps,
the logical control module is
not properly enhanced, that
have an adverse effect on
improving access for different
types of users to any targeted
PC‐2009 data and protecting
improving access for different
data confidentiality at the same
types of users to any targeted
PC‐2009 data and protecting
data quality and timeliness
data confidentiality at the same
of obtaining the final census
results and output tables to
compile the first census
Output results
• «Brief Results of 2009 Population Census of the Republic of Kazakhstan» in the official State
language and in Russian
• 16 topical series of statistical publications, containing demographical, socioeconomic,
ethnocultural characteristics of population:
1. Population (2 volumes)
2. Ethnicity, religion and knowledge of languages
3. Migration
4. Education
5. Households (2 volumes)
6. Marriage and family characteristics
7. Employment (3 volumes)
8. Income and sources of means for living
9. Men and women
10. Young people
11. Children
13. Aged population
14. City profile
15. Rural profile
16. Housing conditions
Thank you for your
Sagynbayeva Ayaulym
Akhmetova Zhanar