There is still time to be counted in the 2023 Census

There is still time to be counted in the 2023 Census – People who missed out on completing their census forms by Census Day, Tuesday, 7 March 2023, still have time to take part and be counted, Stats NZ said.

Census Day is when every person in Aotearoa New Zealand is asked to complete the five-yearly census so the needs of communities across the country are met by up-to-date information and data.

By the end of Census Day, 2.6 million people had completed their Individual census form, with forms also completed for the dwellings where people live or stay. The majority (97 percent) of the forms received to date have been completed online.

“It was great to see so many people fill in their forms by census night. I want to thank everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand who took the time to be counted. The few minutes you spent doing your forms will help bring tangible benefits to our country for years and years,” Simon Mason said.

“The 2023 Census is a mixed online and paper-form census. A lot of people will have completed their forms on paper and these now need to be mailed […]

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