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Try the electronic census form on tablets Wednesday 13th January 2021 50 Baghdad: Morning The Executive Department of the General Census of Population and Housing in Iraq intends to test the electronic form of the census expected to be conducted during the current year. The Director General of the Census Executive Department, Samir Khudhair Hadi, said to Al-Sabah: The administration is about to conduct the first two operations related to the census after approving the budget, conducting experiments, purchasing devices and other preparations, indicating that the first process is the completion of the work of geographic information systems, and the completion of special programs experiments By using the electronic form on tablets and sending the data. It is noteworthy that the implementation of the General Population and Housing Census has been postponed to this year due to the Corona pandemic and the financial crisis afflicting the country. The first general census of the population was carried out in 1927, called public registration at the time, and was aimed at setting up records of souls and preparing lists of taxpayers. As for the second census, it was carried out in 1934 in which Iraqis and foreigners were registered, and registration in it was extended to 1935 and followed the method of committees, followed by the third census in 1947. Under it, all residents in cities and suburbs were registered within 12 hours.