The population census will take place in the Republic of Belarus on 4-30 October 2019. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed a corresponding decree on 24 October.
population census will be conducted in the form of a survey by temporary census
The decree specifies the list of
categories of people who can be appointed as census takers by local executive
and regulatory authorities. Temporary census takers will work on a
free-of-charge basis, will be released from work or studies for the period of
the preparations for and holding of the population census. Their workplaces
(positions) and places at universities, average salaries (scholarships),
pensions, and allowances will be protected. Temporary census takers will be
provided with the voluntary accident insurance coverage.
The document aims to equip government bodies with unified
approaches to the organization and holding of the population census, prompt
resolution of emerging issues, acquisition of comprehensive and objective