Government: the population census will be held from 1 to 30 April 2021

the new date for conducting the national census. Signed a government decree, according to which it will be held from 1 till 30 APR 2021. The document published on the official portal of legal information.

While working with hard to reach areas of the country, census takers will be from 1 October 2020 to 30 June 2021.

it was Originally planned to hold a national census in October 2020, but because of the pandemic, COVID-19 Rosstat has proposed to the government of the Russian Federation to move it to 2021.

Previously head of the Federal service of state statistics Pavel Malkov noted that April next year, “quite a comfortable time” to Rosstat, since the Agency will have sufficient time to properly prepare for the event.