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Differentiating Facts on Census and Huduma Namba.

by Senior Editor

Here are quick differences between the Census 2019 and Huduma Number

  Census 2019 Huduma Number
1. Household based Individual based
2. There is no requirement of one’s biometric information Biometric data is collected for those above 5 years
3. Mandatory to be carried out after a given period in time It is a continuous activity
4. Information collected in the census is for statistical purposes only and therefore individual information cannot be linked with existing records in other government databases Information is linked to other government databases for effective service delivery 
5. Information on individuals can be given by other knowledgeable or responsible household members Requires the presence of the persons being registered


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