When there are only hours left for the big National Census 2022to take place next Wednesday, May 18 throughout the national territory, 30% of Argentines have already completed the virtual form for the count. An option that, although not mandatory, will save time for census takers and residents during the operation.
This digital survey, which will be available on the INDEC page until the morning of 2022 censusconsists of completing a brief form with several of the questions that the census takers will ask during the day of the census. operative.
“The idea is that the population fills out the form of the 2022 census online so that on the day of the operation, the census takers do not waste so much time in each home,” the director of the INDEC Statistical System, Pablo Ceballos, told El Destape.
He also explained that “people who complete the process virtually They will receive a digital receipt with a six-digit alphanumeric code through their email, which they must provide to the pollsters on May 18”.
We invite the population to participate in the digital census to save time for census takers and the population, in what will be a long and extensive journey.
How many people were digitally registered
Since INDEC launched the digital operation for the 2022 census, around 14.6 million people distributed in 5.3 million households participated in the operation virtually. More than half of those surveyed are women, the agency reported.
It is important to highlight that participation in the 2022 census it is mandatory and, for those people who decide to omit information or deliberately lie in questionnairefinancial penalties of between $1,076.36 and up to $106,799.35 will be imposed, depending on the offense.
Everything you need to know about the 2022 Census
There are two ways to participate in the National Census 2022: The first is the digital version mentioned above and the second is through the traditional procedure, a face-to-face interview with the census taker designated for the area of your residence.
All the pollsters who will participate in the national operation will be identified in the same way: with an INDEC bib and a QR code, which can be scanned to verify the data of the officials who enter the homes of Argentines.