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The DCS is planning to use a combination of Optical Mark Recognition (OMR), Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) technology to capture data at the CPH2011.


Create a dedicated webpage for the CPH2011 within the statistics.gov.lk web portal


Use computer assisted coding for coding occupations and respective industries of respondents in the questionnaire.

Use online editing at the CPH2011.

The DCS for the first time in the history of census taking is planning to carry out an e-census parallel to the usual census enumeration. This will be done on a pilot basis in the Colombo Municipal Council area in 2011 and depending on the success of this census, the enumeration area will be broaden in future censuses.



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