# Statistics South Africa says they will undertake a population and housing census, Census 2022, from the 2nd February. This will be the fourth population count since 1994. A spokesperson says the census will collect data about living conditions, access to basic services, and income. The data will be used for planning, monitoring, and evaluation. He urges South Africans to register their households on the Statistics South Africa website. More information can be obtained on the website www.census.statssa.gov.za.