The Government of the Slovak Republic at its 82nd meeting approved the legislative intention of the Act on the Population and Housing Census 2021
19th December 2017
In accordance with the Manifesto of the Government of the Slovak Republic for the years 2016 – 2020 which expresses the support of census with reduced administrative burden on population, the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic proposed to implement integrated Census 2021 in Slovakia. The approved legislative intention provisionally establishes usage of registers and administrative data sources, a data collection process that reflects the needs of the integrated Census 2021 and refers to the determination of the rights and obligations of the Statistical Office of the SR, state authorities, local-government authorities, natural persons and legal persons. It also takes into account the meetings conclusions of the SO SR working groups and the negotiations with other central bodies of state government, local government, academic community, scientific community and other organizations.
In the further period, the Act on the Population and Housing Census 2021 will be prepared.