China Prepares to Count 1.3 Billion People as Date for New Population Census Announced

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

How do you count 1.3 billion people amid a pandemic? China will be finding out as the world's most populous country launches its seventh national census on November 1.

According to state-run news agency Xinhua, the colossal undertaking will see around 7 million census workers spread out across the country, collecting

"to declare personal and family information,"