Panama prepares for the Population and Housing Censuses 2023
Panama has throughout it’s history held 11 population censuses, the first in 1911 and the last in 2000. It has also held seven housing censuses from 1950 to 2000.
In this regard, Panama is preparing for the XII National Population Census and VIII Housing Census.
It will be a fully technological process lasting 56 days from January 8 until March 4, 2023, and will include:
- 8,650 mobile capture devices
- Around 7,000 enumerators collecting data and 2,000 supervisors
The preliminary results will be available in July 2023 and final results in September of that year.
According to the last census, held in 2010, Panama's total population was 3,405,813 persons.