ULAN BATOR, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia will conduct a national population and housing census in 2020, the Mongolian government press office said Thursday.
The census plan was approved at a meeting of the State Commission on Population and Housing Census 2020 chaired by Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Hurelsukh.
The regular census will start at midnight of Jan. 8 through Jan. 9, 2020 nationwide and will run for seven days. The final results of the census will be announced in June of the same year.
The Statistical Law of Mongolia states that a national census will be conducted every 10 years. Mongolia's population reached 3.2 million by December 2017, according to the latest data released by the National Statistical Office.