The national census in Ukraine is tentatively scheduled for 2020. To this end, by the end of 2019 a preparatory phase will take place in the form of a pilot census in one of the districts of Kiev and a district of the Kiev region. This is stated in the report by the head of the State Statistics Service, Igor Werner, published on the department's website.
"The pilot population census (PPN-2019) is a preparatory scenario for the All-Ukrainian Population Census 2020 (VPN-2020) … The moment is December 2019. The place is the district of Obolonsky of Kiev and district of Borodyansky from the Kiev region to the VPN-2020 ", – says the report.
During the pilot census, it is tried to prove the tools of the program and the census, determine the basic organizational methods and measures, test the application of innovative technologies, determine the optimal dates and duration of the census, determine the concepts of data processing technology, determine the mechanisms for interaction of state statistics with local authorities and local authorities.
On December 5, 2001, the first single population census in Ukraine was carried out. The next census, previously scheduled for 2011, has been postponed repeatedly. For the last time, the Census of population of Ukraine was postponed from 2016 to 2020 by the decree of the government n. ° 1323-r of December 16, 2015.
In April 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine created an interdepartmental commission for the promotion of the national census. The Commission was led by the first deputy prime minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv. According to him, according to the results of the work, proposals will be made on the calendar of the pilot census of the population and the choice of its option in 2020.
As reported by Strana, on April 18, 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the draft resolution on the establishment of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Promotion of the All-Ukrainian Population Census.
Note that according to official data from the State Statistics Service in Ukraine in November 2018 there were 42,198 million people.
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