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CBS will use census method to collect details of sexual and gender minorities, by Shree Ram Subedi (rep 15/02/2020)

Govt to collect separate data of LGBTI group (ht 30/01/2020)

Central Bureau of Statistics to include third gender option in upcoming census: The questionnaire for people with disability will be based on Nepal law, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/01/2020)

Province 2 population increases by 700,000: Despite the high population growth, Province 2 has a higher mortality rate than the national average, according to a recent demographic report, by Ajit Tiwari and Santosh Singh (kp 10/01/2020)

Nepal in the 2020s: The 2021 census will give us an idea of the kind of Nepal we will be in the next decade, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 20/12/2019)

As the next population census nears, officials worry over the quality of data: The count is planned to be held from June 7 to June 21 next year, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 16/12/2019)

Govt gears up for census 2021 (ht 07/12/2019)

Central Bureau of Statistics says next census will be the most comprehensive one ever: The entire process, which is estimated to cost Rs4.5 billion, will include households, livestock, and physical infrastructure at all levels, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/12/2019), The next census will be the most ambitious one yet: While collecting microdata is a great move, question design and execution will determine usefulness (kp 03/12/2019)

CBS discusses 2021 census with experts (rep 12/11/2019)

2021 national census to cost Rs 5b; 2.3 times more than previous one, by Shree Ram Subedi (rep 21/10/2019)

Activists demand inclusion of LGBTI in 2021-census (ht 26/08/2019)

Government issues National Census  Operation and Management Order (ht 29/07/2019)

Falling fertility rate to lower Nepal’s population: Country’s population is projected to decline after 2053, standing at 27.3  million by the end of the century, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 20/06/2019) [Attention: Some figures in this article are missing the dots!!]

The Population Explosion, by Bishwa Pradhan (rn 16/06/2018)

'Population of Ilam declining': Municipality encourages parents to deliver more number of babies, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 20/03/2018) [???]

‘Uneven distribution of population a challenge': The report says emerging urban areas are growing slowly (ht 22/11/2017)

Invest in youths to reap benefit from demographic dividend: UN, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 31/07/2017) [see UNFPA-Nepal report], Demographic dividend: Today’s youngsters can turn into assets, or liabilities depending on country’s policies (kp 01/08/2017)

Birth rate declining fast, says report (ht 10/07/2017)

Counting Nepalis: Young men and women who leave in their 20s and 30s to work abroad will have to return in their 40s and 50s, by Samir KC (rep 04/07/2017)

Nepal’s population to rise to 36 million by 2050, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 03/09/2015)

Global life expectancy rises by 5.8 years in men, 6.6 years in women: Both sexes in Nepal, however, are expected to live 12 more years than in 1990 (ht 19/12/2014)

Untapped potential: To capitalise on Nepal’s unprecedented demographic dividend, the country needs to invest in its young, by Giulia Vallese (kp 19/11/2014)

A numbers game: The sex ratio in the 2011 census is significantly biased as it does not include Nepalis working abroad, by Sanjay Sharma (kp 07/10/2014)

First national population conference on June 5-7: Event aims to bring together policymakers, researchers (ht 04/06/2014), Population conference: For valuable guidelines, by Badri Pokhrel (ht 04/06/2014), First population conference kicks off (ht 06/06/2014), Population issues core of development process: Experts highlight the need to provide equal opportunities to individuals for prosperity, growth, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 07/06/2014), UNFPA’s selfie drive calls forinvesting on young people: Aims to ensure inclusion of youth in plans (ht 07/06/2014), Call for streamlining population components (ht 08/06/2014)

National population conference in June (ht 11/03/2014)

Counting reality: Nepal’s demographic transition is well-established but not all regions are undergoing similar transitions, by Pitamber Sharma (kp 14/02/2014)

Recounting of Dhimal population in progress, by Ramesh Chhetri (rep 26/01/2014)

Data of people in 51 districts to be recorded (ht 22/08/2013)

Ripe for picking: Impact of population change, by Birendra Bahadur Budha (rep 01/05/2013)

UN-backed citizenship report bid to misguide: Undermines extent of problem in Tarai by glossing over numbers (ht 16/04/2013)

Living realities: The results of the census buttress identity politics and the extremists’ religious chauvinism, by Gérard Toffin (kp 09/01/2013)

Buddhist community objects to census data (nn 30/12/2012), Buddhists wrangle over recent census report (ht 08/01/2013)

Results of the headcount: The census has added significance as electoral seats will be allocated as per these figures, by Prakash A. Raj (kp 12/12/2012)

Youths’ majority in absentee population alarming, say experts, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 11/12/2012)

NPC’s got its best tool—census report: Nat’l Planning Commission is drafting 3-year interim plan concept, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/12/2012)

Census report out; country's population is 26.5 million (nn 26/11/2012), New census puts population at 26.49m, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/11/2012), Nepal’s population rises to 26,494,505: Women outnumber men; Literacy rate up by 11.8 per cent; Household size decreases (ht 27/11/2012), Behind figures (ht 28/11/2012), Strength in numbers (rep 28/11/2012), Admirable leaps: National census, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 29/11/2012), In a state of flux: Nepal's changing demography provides conditions for broad socio-economic transformation, but is the political class ready to lead the country in that direction?, by Anurag Acharya (nt 30/11/2012), Nefin to protest census report (kp 02/12/2012), NEFIN anti-census data protests flare (kp 03/12/2012), NEFIN burns census report in protest (ht 03/12/2012), There’s no escaping the fact, interview with Bikash Bista, deputy director general of the CBS (kp 04/12/2012) [Give the census responsibility into the hands of non-tagadharis! They are in a clear majority either!!], Still a long way to women empowerment, by Pragati Shahi (kp 04/12/2012), Census illusions: Nepal’s planners should take a second, and closer, look at the data of the 2011 Census, by Tej P. Adhikari and Bhagbati Sedai (kp 05/12/2012), FNCN: Christian population below actual size (kp 06/12/2012), Christians reject Census 2011 data outright (ht 06/12/2012), Censoring the census: Our leaders are so obsessed politicking, they are oblivious to the looming job bomb (nt 07/12/2012)

Census final report by mid-Nov (kp 25/08/2012)

Census 2011 report in Dec (kp 20/04/2012)

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)

Population Situation Analysis of Nepal (With Respect to Sustainable Development), by UNFPA Nepal, July 2017

Census 2011:
Major Highlights (pdf)
Volume I: National Report (pdf)
Volume II: VDC/Municipality (pdf)

Census report 2001 (CBS)

Nepal Census 2001, by Digital Himalaya

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