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IN THE NEWS: The census poster

We were counted on Sunday at the on-going 2022 national census and I must hasten to add that some questions left me either baffled, annoyed or chuckling.

The questions seemed to be more of a lifestyle audit than an ordinary census, where the main interest would be the number of people per household, employment, access to amenities and other basic inquiries.

I was not the only one to be surprised by the intrusive prying, as when I got into town on Tuesday I came across the headline: CENSUS PROBES CITIZENS’ WAY OF LIFE.

Of course, the questions were also an issue on social media though ...

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