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Chinese vice premier calls for scientific use of census data

(Xinhua)

10:57, August 13, 2011


Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang (R, front) shakes hands with representatives of outstanding groups and individuals from the country's 6th census in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 12, 2011. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang said data from the 6th national census should be applied systematically and scientifically to push forward major projects concerning people's livelihoods.

Li made the remarks Friday while meeting with representatives of outstanding groups and individuals from the country's 6th census, which was conducted last year.

"The high-quality data of the national census resulted from all the workers' diligence and devotion," Li said, while expressing his gratitude for all census workers, especially those working at the grassroots level.

A total of 202 groups and 797 individuals were honored for their outstanding work during the census based on recommendations from census offices nationwide from May to June.

According to Li, the results of the census, which included migrant trends and living conditions, met international standards.

With the principle of "not missing one person," workers interviewed more than 400 million families across the country and wrote down records for more than 1.3 billion people during the census.

Li, also member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, urged the country's statistics system to carefully analyze and explore the census data.

Also on Friday, Ma Jiantang, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, said that based on the census data the country had kept the population under control.

According to Ma, also vice head of the 6th census leading team under the State Council, the data also revealed a rapidly aging population, an increasing number of migrant people, and a widening gender ratio, all factors that will have major influences on the country's social policy.

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