Census 2021 Mini-Test

Published on April 14, 2022

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) wishes to thank communities in Buffalo City, Ekurhuleni, Mangaung, The Msunduzi, Polokwane, Witbank, Kimberly, Rustenburg, and Cape Town, that participated in the Census 2021 Mini-test.

Subsequent to the Census 2021 Mini –Test, the Post-enumeration Survey (PES) Mini-test is currently underway in selected provinces until 13 December 2019. The purpose of this survey is to evaluate the quality of the Census 2021 Mini-test.The PES 2021 Mini-test is conducted independently of the Census 2021 Mini-test. PES field workers will visit dwellings in selected areas to administer the PES questionnaire. Households may be re-visited from 20 January to 14 February 2020 to obtain missing or additional information that will ensure that people are correctly identified between the PES 2021 Mini-test and the Census 2021 Mini-test.