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09:07 PM, January 18, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:44 PM, January 18, 2021

Covid-19 pandemic pushes population census by 10 months

New schedule October 25-31

The schedule for the sixth population census of the country has been deferred by 10 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

As per the revised schedule, the population census will be held for seven days from October 25 to 31.

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) officials announced the new schedule at a programme today.

The sixth population census was scheduled to be held from January 2 to 8 this year.

The population census is held every ten years. The last census was conducted in 2011.

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