The All-Russian Population Census of 2031 should be translated exclusively into electronic format, without the traditional census rounds of apartments. About this in a conversation with “Vedomosti” Deputy Head of Rosstat Pavel Smelov.
As the newspaper writes, such an opportunity will appear thanks to the unified register of the population of Russia, which is now being created by the Federal Tax Service (FTS). This register brings together information about people from various databases of departments, it will be based on digitized databases of registry offices.
According to Smelov, a snapshot of basic data on the country’s population can be taken from this registrar. And through the portal of State Services in 2031, Rosstat is going to collect the missing information: the nationality of people, language proficiency, etc.
According to Alla Ivanova, Head of the Department of Health and Self-Preservation Behavior of the Federation for Demographic Research of the Scientific Research Sociological Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, before planning the census in electronic format, estimate what proportion of the population will pass the current census in digital format.
The All-Russian Population Census is conducted from October 15 to November 14, 2021. In remote and inaccessible territories of the country, it will last until December 20, 2021. On the portal of public services, you can fill out an electronic census form from October 15 to November 8.