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Iraq to hold National Census next year

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has decided hold an "electronic national population census" in the last quarter of next year. The decision was taken at a meeting of the country's Higher Population Council, which was chaired by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. (Source: Govt of Iraq)

Iraqi Census Delayed Yet Again

Iraq has once again postponed its first census in more than 20 years because of Kurdish-Arab wrangling over disputed areas in the north, Deputy Planning Minister Mehdi al-Alak told AFP on Tuesday. The delay to the census, which had been due to be held on December 5, is the latest in a string of deferrals […]

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Kurdistan Region Rejects Further Delays to Census

Kurdistan Region Presidency Chief of Staff, Fuad Hussein, said in a statement that the Kurdistan Region Presidency would not accept any more postponements to a national census. He affirmed that one must be held by the end of 2010. The Kurdistan Regional Government has already shown remarkable patience in waiting for the constitutionally-mandated census to […]

Iraqi Census Delayed Again

Iraq again postponed its first census in more than two decades because of political wrangling over disputed areas in the country's north, deputy planning minister Mehdi al-Alak said on Sunday, according to a report from AFP. The October 24 census has now been delayed until December 5, the latest in a string of deferrals that […]