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Population census

15. 2. 2021 – 31. 3. 2021

The residents count themselves electronically.

Children under the age of 18 are counted by their parents or their legal representative, to logg in the census form the child's birth number is entered. Dear residents, help with counted your relative or to close person, who need help with the electronic census, if they ask you to.

Count electronically

Until the end of the census period


How to get counted?

The population census will take place in the period from 15 February 2021 to 31 March 2021 for 6 calendar weeks. Everyone who has a permanent, temporary, tolerated  or usual residence in the Slovak Republic has to be counted. The data provided in the form by the resident during the census, relate to the decisive moment of the Census, which is 1 January 2021.

How to get counted

How do we protect
your personal data?

For the project of the 2021 Population and Housing Census, the protection of your personal data is a priority. All data provided to the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic by the managers of administrative data sources, local governments and residents are processed exclusively for census purposes. All data obtained are protected against leakage, misuse or theft. For the purposes of personal data protection, a special security project was developed for the census, ensuring the optimal regime of data protection.

Data protection

What is the
benefit of census?

The population and housing census as the only survey enables the involvement of all residents of the Slovak Republic. The census will provide irreplaceable information about the state of society, its demographic, socio-economic and cultural structures, on the households of the population and their housing. Many of the surveyed data in the population and housing census are unique and cannot be obtained to the same extent from any other sources.

The benefits of census

What makes the 2021 Census different?

The most important statistical survey not only in our country, but also in the world.

The demanding conceptual preparation and the implementation of the 2021 Census has begun at the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic already in 2014.

The most demanding statistical survey with more than 100 years of tradition is conducted every 10 years.

You will learn more about the census.


What are we working on

Implementation of the electronic population census

15 February 2021 – 31 March 2021

Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic has launched an electronic population census, taking place from 15 February 2021 to 31 March 2021.

Implementation of the electronic housing census

June 2020 – February 2021

Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic has launched an electronic housing census

Training on the electronic housing census for the authorized persons and managers of authorized persons in the municipalities

May 2020

Each authorized person and a manager of the authorized person shall be provided with a training on electronic housing census

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