PBS decides to conduct PDS-2020


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has decided to conduct Pakistan Demographic Survey (PDS-2020) and for the first time the data will be collected electronically through Tablet.

The Pakistan Demographic Survey is one of the most important surveys of the PBS in which demographic and vital statistics of the population which in turn are collected for planning and policymaking.

The main objective of this survey is the estimation of the growth rate of population and other important Demographic Indicators i.e. Crude Death Rate (CDR), Crude Birth Rate (CBR), Total Fertility Rate (TFR), etc.

The PDS remained a regular activity of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics since 1984.

Further, female enumerators of PBS will be engaged for the conduct of this exercise.

The data collection has been initiated in the field w.e.f. April 28, 2021.

The enumeration team will visit selected households for data collection and in this regard, cooperation of citizens to fulfill this National task.

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