Zamboanga City asks residents to cooperate in upcoming census of population


The city government of Zamboanga has urged the Zamboangueños to participate in the 2020 Census of Population and Housing to be conducted in May.

“Let’s do our share and actively participate in the census because your cooperation and time spent in this endeavor will be a service to our country,” the local government said.

It said census is a massive undertaking but the data obtained will be of great help to the country’s development.

It asked the residents to cooperate and provide truthful answers to the census questions.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the population of the Philippines as of Aug. 1, 2015 was 100,981,437, based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015).

The 2015 population is higher by 8.64 million compared with the population of 92.34 million in 2010, and by 24.47 million compared with the population of 76.51 million in 2000.