The Higher Commission Of The administrative Census and the Higher Commission for the Demographic Structure held their first meeting in 2020, chaired by Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Director , Department of Municipality and Planning and Chairman of the higher commissions for the administrative census and the demographic structure in Ajman, in order to review and discuss the current status of the administrative census 2020 of Ajman, which aims to establish a central register of population, housing and facilities data to provide high quality data and comprehensive and updated coverage on immediate basis. The project will be executed in accordance with the best and most updated international practices, methodologies and recommendations for implementing the project of the standardized administrative census. Moreover, the manual of statistical maturity index and the challenges of the demographic structure were also reviewed and discussed. The project of the standardized administrative census 2020 is one of the statistical projects of top priority, which Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center is preparing and executing according to the plan in 2020, in order to support and provide harmonized statistics of high quality and to establish an updated population register.
This meeting was attended by the Commission members, namely; General Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, commander general of Ajman Police, H.E. Eng. Abdullah Mohammed Al Mowaiji, Chairman of Ajman Chamber, H.E. Mr. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director general of the Department of Municipality and Planning, Eng. Dr. Saeed Saif Al Matrooshi, secretary general of the Executive Council, H. E. Mr. Ali Issa Al Nuaimi, director general of the Department of Economic Development and H.E. Dr. Hagar Saeed Al Hobaishi, executive director of Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center. H. H. Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Commission launched the index of statistical maturity for determining the extent of maturity of the local government agencies in Ajman. In the same meeting, Dr. Hajar Saeed Al Hobaishi, executive director of Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center delivered a presentation on the statistical maturity index, where she addressed the definition, importance, objectives, scope and measurement stages of the index, as well as the criteria of the index, its measurement approach and the levels of compliance with the necessary procedures and the standards of statistical maturity. Moreover, the approach of undertaking the administrative 2020 census was discussed, through addressing the data collection process from the administrative records of the concerned bodies and generation of statistical indexes and data on immediate basis. Dr. Al Hobaishi also made a presentation on the evaluation of the current status of the administrative census and the most prominent challenges it faces. In addition, the " Population Register System" was presented, which will be launched soon. This system will provide an opportunity to the society members to have an access thereto in order to enter all of their demographic, economic, scientific and service data. This system is designed in a proper and flexible manner.