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Minister Mondli Gungubele joins Statistics South Africa in counting transient population in Cape Town, 03 Feb

02 February 2022

02 February 2022

Minister Gungubele to join Stats SA in counting transient population on Census Night


Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele will join the Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) team in Cape Town on Census Night to enumerate the transient population as Census 2022 kicks off.  

Stats SA will be counting the transient population at various sites across the Province on Tuesday, 02 February 2022 as part of the nationwide Census Night activities marking the beginning of the Census 2022 count. 

Census Night is the reference night for a population count. Everyone who is within the borders of the country on that night is included in the count. Populations in institutions, the homeless, hotels, lodges, the transients, hospitals and other communal living quarters are counted on Census Night. 

Minister Gungubele will engage and enumerate people who are still in the borders of the country at the Cape Town International Airport and who would soon thereafter depart on international flights.  

Members of the media are invited to this event as follows: 

Date: Wednesday, 02 February 2022 
Time: 21h00 
Venue: Cape Town International Airport (International Departures) 

Media RSVP: Felicia Sithole on / 076 430 0693. Members of the media are requested to RSVP by 18:00. 

For media enquiries: 
Trevor Oosterwyk
Cell: 082 908 9105 (Stats-SA)

Nonceba Mhlauli, Spokesperson to the Minister in The Presidency on
Cell: 072 623 3462 

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