Five million census forms collected and counting
Five million census forms collected and
The 2013 Census is on track to collect
its five millionth census form today (a combination of
individual and dwelling forms).
“Nearly 1.9 million
forms have been completed online and so far more than three
million paper forms have been collected,” General Manager
for the 2013 Census Carol Slappendel said.
collectors will continue door to door collection until this
Sunday (17 March), so if you haven’t had your completed
paper forms picked up yet there is still time.
are not home when a census collector calls this weekend, a
freepost envelope will be left at your home so you can mail
it back to Statistics New Zealand.
“People can also
still go online to complete their census forms.
Sunday if you still have not completed your forms online,
had your paper forms collected or an envelope delivered
please call 0800 CENSUS (0800 236 787).
was in New Zealand on census night 5 March 2013 must
complete a census form.
“The information from the 2013
Census will be used to make important decisions in health,
education, transport and the Christchurch rebuild, so it’s
vital people take part.”
If you have not received an
Internet Access Code and paper forms contact 0800 CENSUS
(0800 236 787) as soon as possible.
For more about the
2013 Census see www.census.govt.nz.
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