The relevant decision was approved at a government meeting, UNIAN reports. During the census, they are going to use innovative technologies for collecting information from the population.
The pilot census is scheduled to be held in December 2019 in the Obolonsky district of Kyiv and the Borodyanka district of the Kyiv region reports the TSN. Despite the fact that the Ukrainians have not been counting for 17 years, the State Statistics Service annually reports on the population. According to their data, the population of Ukraine has been decreasing since 1994. The sharp decline occurred in 2014 when the country was underweight for just under 2.5 million people (statistics stopped taking into account the occupied Crimea and the Donbas).