Schedule of Census Activities

PREPARATORY STAGE START END
Legal, Organizational, Fund Raising Sept 2005 Oct 2007
Geographic Preparations, Listing, Mapping Jan 2006 Sept 2007
Demarcation of EAs and House numbering Jan 2006 Sept 2007
Preparation of Census Tools Sept 2005 Mar 2007
Institutional Arrangements and Logistical Preparations Sept 2005 Aug 2007
Advocacy Sept 2005 Dec 2008
Pilot Census including Pre-Test 15 Nov 2006 30 Nov 2006
Finalization of Census Enumeration Plans Dec 2006 June 2007
Procurement of Census Equipment and Materials Jan 2006 Sept 2007
Procurement of Enumeration Supplies Jan 2007 Sept 2007
Establishment of Nine Data Processing Centers Sept 2006 Sept 2007
Distribution of Supplies Sept 2007 Nov 2007
CENSUS ENUMERATION STAGE START END
Recruitment of Field Staff July 2007 Sept 2007
Training of Field Staff Sept 2007 Nov 2007
Assignment of Tasks and Deployment of Field Staff Nov 2007 Nov 2007
Census Field Enumeration 15 Nov 2007 30 Nov 2007
Retrieval and Storage of Questionnaires from Field Dec 2007 Dec 2007
DATA PROCESSING STAGE START END
Recruitment of Data Processing Staff Sept 2007 Oct 2007
Training of Data Processing Staff Nov 2007 Dec 2007
Processing of Short Questionnaire and Production of Tables Dec 2007 Feb 2008
Processing of Long Questionnaire and Production of Tables Mar 2008 July 2008
Production of Fact Sheets and Flyers Aug 2008 Dec 2008
Preparation of Analytical Volumes Aug 2008 Dec 2008
DISSEMINATION STAGE START END
National Launching of Results from Short Questionnaire Jan 2008 Jan 2008
State Launching of Results from Short Questionnaire Feb 2008 Feb 2008
Launching of State Tabulations Mar 2008 Aug 2008
Launching of Analytical Volumes Dec 2008 Dec 2008
Launching of Fact sheets and Flyers Aug 2008 Dec 2008