The population and household count in the second block of the phase one under the 6th Population and Housing Census begins in Sixty-Three Districts across the country. Briefing media in Islamabad, Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa said the house listing operation in the second block of phase one will continue for three days.

He said the population and household count of the second block will be made from 3rd to 12th of the next month. He said the homeless people in the second block will be counted on 13th April.

The first phase includes Sixteen districts in Punjab, Eight in Sindh, Fourteen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fifteen in Balochistan and Five each in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

He said after the completion of the first phase about fifty percent work of the drive will be completed. He said the first phase includes 80,400 blocks while there are 1, 68,275 total blocks across the country. Asif Bajwa said that during the drive in the first block the response of the general public was very good.