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Mongolia conducts GIS-based census

Mongolia: The result of the 2010 Population and Housing Census of Mongolia is out now. It was the 10th census of the country. Furthermore, this was the first GIS-based census. It included the adaptation of the legislation of the population and housing of Mongolia and guaranteed the basic grounds of census information, range and the organisation system of the census. Mongolian citizens living abroad for more than 6 months were also counted online. 
Following the recommendation of the UN that countries should conduct a census every 10 years, Mongolia was one of the 53 countries to do so. And the results of the 2010 Population and Housing Census, find there are currently 2,754,685 individuals in Mongolia. 
The number of Mongolian citizens living abroad for more than 6 months is 107,140. 49.5 percent of the inhabitants are male and 50.5 percent female. By the 2000 Population and housing census, the population of Mongolia was 2,373,493 and the result of 2010 census showed that this data has increased by 382 thousand people.
The data showed that the population has increased by 16.1 percent during the last decade and the annual average increase is 1.5 percent.
Source: UB Post