About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP
About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP
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China starts once-a-decade census of world’s largest population

  • The national headcount was almost 1.34 billion in 2010, and Beijing says that could grow to 1.42 billion this time around
  • Millions of volunteers will help collect the data but most citizens are expected to enter their information via a smartphone app

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About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP
About 7 million community workers and volunteers are helping to carry out China’s latest census. Photo: AFP
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