Myanmar: UN to assist in Population Census
UN to assist Myanmar in its process to conduct population census
The United Nations will assist Myanmar in conducting its population census by 2014, the first population census in 30 years. The population ministry of Myanmar has essayed an advice from the UN Fund for Population Activities for holding the census. Deputy Minister Mr.U.K.K. Win has been named as chairman of the central census committee.
Myanmar’s population grew by 2.02% b/w 1998-2006. As per the Official figures, in October 2011, its population stood at 60.38 million. Before this the last census of Mynmar was conducted in 1983 when the population of Myanmar was 34.12 million.