2008 Population Census

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Central Bureau for Statistics and UNFPA 2009

The second census of population was carried out in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) with October 1, 2008 as the reference point of time. This nationwide census included, in addition to demographic and economic indicators, more topics such as housing, disability, education, migration, economic activity and maternal mortality.

UNFPA provided material and technical support to the census.