The 2023 population and housing census is Nigeria’s next census after the 2006 census It is called the Digital Census and will combine the population census and housing census It is a digital census because;
the data collection, data management, data storage, analysis and dissemination shall be digital with no paper involvement.
A hybrid software shall be used (Census PAD and Cspro) right from map deployment to the enumeration of persons.
The exchange of data will be well coordinated by the DQMs and this will reduce errors due to under coverage, over coverage and content errors. The DQMs after verifying completed jobs by the enumerators will then stream to the central server for further verification by the HQ DQM.