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News

Why do we need all the responses in the 2022 Census?

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2022 Census: statistics on statistics

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The 2022 Census will provide new findings on housing and heating in Germany

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2022 Census: follow-up survey for quality assessment is underway

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Personal interviews of the 2022 Census are drawing to a close

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2022 Census: personal interview phase ending soon

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2022 Census: What happens to the collected data?

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Questions frequently asked by citizens about the 2022 Census

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Census surveys progressing successfully

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Good progress in the 2022 Census after two months: just under three quarters of the people surveyed have responded

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2022 Census: already 19.3 million reports received

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2022 Census: 17 million questionnaires have already been answered online

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2022 Census: for how long will the surveys run?

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2022 Census: what surveys are conducted?

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2022 Census has started successfully:
7 million online questionnaires have been answered

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How to check the identity of interviewers in the 2022 Census?

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2022 Census: start of the surveys

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Why are people obliged to provide information in the 2022 Census?

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What questions does the 2022 Census ask?

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What is the procedure of the 2022 Census surveys?

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2022 Census: online questionnaires make participation easier and are good for the environment

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2022 Census: how are people seeking protection counted that come from Ukraine?

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Local organisation of the 2022 Census: making it run smoothly

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What's new in the 2022 Census?

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On the way to the reference date: preparing the 2022 Census

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Overview of the essentials of the 2022 Census

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Our homes - 2022 Census to find out how we live

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The 2022 Census: enabling us to plan the future

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Statement of the Federal Statistical Office: Integrity of interviewers in the 2022 Census

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2022 Census is now on Twitter

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The census has been postponed until 2022

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25. January 2021 Municipalities to submit their population register data valid as of 7 February 2021

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02. September 2020 Federal cabinet decides to postpone the 2021 Census by one year

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08. April 2020 2021 Census may be postponed due to the coronavirus crisis

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21. January 2020 Municipalities to submit their population register data valid as of 2 February 2020

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03. December 2019 The next census will also include questions on rent and vacancies

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19. September 2019 Test survey of households for the 2021 Census

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12. September 2019 Census questionnaire to be tested

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14. June 2019 Lower house adopts bill for the Census Act

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Factsheets and infographics

In our factsheets and infographics you find key facts about the 2022 census. Please note that the factsheet and infographic are only available in German.

Newsletter

The census newsletter will keep you up to date with all the latest activities carried out by the Statistical Offices of the Federation and the Länder in preparation for the 2022 Census. The newsletter is published at irregular intervals. All previous issues can be downloaded here. You can subscribe to the newsletter by signing up to the Federal Statistical Office’s email press mailing list (please note that the newsletter is only available in German).

Illustrations

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Source:Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder

Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Press photos

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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Online First
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Census Education
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Census Education
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Census Mobility
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Census Mobility
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Census Mobility
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Census Mobility
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Census Living
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Census Living
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Census Living
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Census Living
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Census Postponement
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