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2024 Census Data Collector Recruitment: NSO PNG

The National Statistical Office (NSO PNG) is seeking enthusiastic and qualified Papua New Guineans to join the vital team of Data Collectors for the upcoming 2024 National Population Census! This is your chance to be a part of history and contribute directly to shaping the future of PNG.

NSO PNG - 2024 PNG Census Data Collectors Application form PDF download NSO

PNG Fires Service is also recruiting nationwide - click here to find out.

What is the Role of a Data Collector at NSO PNG?

As a Data Collector, also known as a Field Enumerator, you will be responsible for collecting crucial population data within your designated local area (Ward/LLG) during June 2024. Check out the actual dates for the 2024 National Census on PNG Insight.

Equipped with an Android tablet, you will be entrusted with the task of accurately recording information provided by households in your community.

The NSO is looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Age: 18 to 45 years old
  • Education: Minimum Grade 10 qualification or higher
  • Physical Fitness: Must be physically fit and healthy with no vision impairment or speech disorders
  • Communication Skills: Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Technical Skills: Must be comfortable operating an Android phone or tablet
  • Financial Information: Must possess a valid existing bank account
  • Experience (Bonus): Prior experience in data collection, particularly census or surveys, is a valuable asset

How to Apply

Ready to make a difference? Here's how to get started:

  • 1. Download the application form: Visit the National Statistical Office website for more information ( or head to your provincial or district headquarters to pick up a physical form.
  • 2. Complete the application: Fill out the application form thoroughly and attach your updated CV.
  • 3. Submit your application:  Deliver your completed application and CV to the Provincial Census Coordinator or the Provincial Recruitment Coordinator at your provincial headquarters office.

How to Obtain 2024 Census Data Collector Application Form - NSP PNG?

The recruitment drive will be done in all the provinces by their respective Provincial Census Coordinators (PCCs) and LLG Census Coordinators (LLGCCs).

If you are interested to participate in, visit your Provincial Census Office for more information or send an email to NSO PNG

Don't miss out! The application window closes on April 19th, 2024. 

NSO PNG Census Data Collector application form pdf - National Statistics Office

IMPORTANT: DO NOT PAY ANY BRIBE TO THE LOCAL CENSUS COORDINATORS (Provincial Census Coordinator or the Provincial Recruitment Coordinator). This is a community service and it should be done for FREE and on a MERIT basis ONLY

By becoming a Data Collector, you'll play a vital role in ensuring an accurate and successful census. This data is crucial for national development, shaping the future allocation of resources in healthcare, education, infrastructure, and more. More information is available here.

Papua New Guinea 2024 National Census - National Statistics Office (NSO PNG)

The Honourable Richard Masere, Minister for Administrative Services and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister has confirmed that Papua New Guinea's much-anticipated National Census is on track for June 2024!  This vital event, themed "Leave No One Behind! Be Counted!", will provide crucial data for national development in the coming decade.

2024 PNG National Census Application form - NSO PNG

As Minister Masere stated, 

"The National Government needs accurate statistics, data and information to do development plans for the country." 

The census will ensure PNG has a clear picture of its population, allowing for better allocation of resources in areas like healthcare, education, and infrastructure. 

According to the National Statistical Office of Papua New Guinea, PNG has conducted four (4) censuses since 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2011. The next census scheduled for July 2021 has never taken place. It is now 3 years late.

Related: How to apply to become a 2024 Census Data Collector with National Statistics Office, Papua New Guinea.

NSO PNG National Census 2024 Application form

When is the Census Happening?

Mark your calendars! The census will take place between June 17th and June 30th, 2024.  The reference night, the night on which everyone will be counted falls on June 16th.

What to Expect: According to the minister, this year's (2024) census will be a more streamlined and tech-savvy experience. Enumerators will be equipped with tablets to collect data, ensuring real-time transmission and minimizing errors. 

Minister Masere assures us that 

"the Census questionnaire is digitalised and... transmitted securely." 

There's no need to worry – your information will be kept confidential.

How You Can Help (Papua New Guinea 2024 National Census)

Everyone in Papua New Guinea has a role to play in making the census a success! Here's how you can contribute:

  • Be available: When census officials visit your household between June 17th and 30th, be prepared to answer their questions accurately.
  • Spread awareness: Talk to your family, friends, and neighbours about the importance of participating in the census. 
  • Stay informed: Look out for official updates from the National Statistical Office (NSO) through media channels and community leaders.
  • Take Part: You can become part of the Census 2024 team in your local area. Be involved - click here to find out.

Together, let's ensure a smooth and successful PNG 2024 National Census! By being counted, you're helping to shape a brighter future for Papua New Guinea.

Adapted from the minister's press statement. More information is available here.

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