|Title||Korea-Uzbekistan Conference on Statistics Cooperation|
Korea-Uzbekistan Conference on Statistics Cooperation
Statistics Korea held a video conference with the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics on November 24, wherein it shared its expertise of the Poulation and Agriculture Census.
Kang Shin-wook, Commissioner of Statistics Korea, introduced the "2020 Population and Housing Survey" conducted by Statistics Korea this year. In particular, he explained the protocol involved in the guidelines of field interviewers, surveys utilizing the Internet, telephones, and tablet PCs.
Furthermore he spoke about survey items that reflect some of the changes in society, such as single-person households and households with pets.
Director Kang also stressed the importance of producing statistics in preparing policies for the early overcoming of COVID-19, and suggested that the two agencies expand their cooperation in statistics, such as in the area of official development assistance (ODA).
In response, Mahmudjon Ziyadullaev, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics, asked Korea to share its advanced experience in order to prepare for the first 2023 Population and Agriculture Census in Uzbekistan.