Bulgaria’s 2021 census: NSI advice on how to recognise a genuine enumerator

Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI) has issued guidelines to the public on how to recognise a genuine enumerator in the country’s 2021 national census.

The in-person phase of the 2021 census began on September 18, while the online phase has been extended to September 30.

The NSI said that first, the enumerator must show their official card, on which there are their photo, three names and identification number given by NSI.

Second, the enumerator must inform you clearly about the goal of the census and show you a questionnaire which has on its back a letter by the head of the NSI where the goals of the census are described.

Third, if you are doubtful about the enumerator’s legitimacy, you can call *2021 where you can tell the names and official number of the enumerator. The operators will check and confirm the name of the enumerator in your section.

Fourth, every enumerator has a blue face mask labelled Преброяване 2021 (Census 2021).

The NSI said that all enumerators have passed a preliminary check for a clean criminal record, they are 18 years or over and have at least secondary education.

Enumerators will count only the people who have not already been counted electronically or do not want to do so online by themselves, the NSI said.

(Photo: NSI)

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