Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 14 - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called on people to join General Population Census of Cambodia, which will start from 3-13 March 2019, speaking at the annual meeting of ministry of interior on Thursday.

According to the premier, the census will provide accurate demographic information that will help the government effectively formulate policies and other programs to achieve development for all; thus, he appealed everyone to provide sufficient and accurate information to census officer.

Census is the only way to get complete data of people’s characteristics. The data will indicate and monitor the implementation of the National Strategic Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals 2016-2030 Agenda.

2019 will mark the third census of Cambodia, following the second one in 2008, and the first 1998.