E-Census is a system launched to collect integrated statistical information of population, housings, and establishments for the year 2020. It is based on administrative national registers linked electronically in an updateable platform. The e-census system
is the first of its kind in the Sultanate after the previous censuses that were based on fieldwork.
The main objective of e-census 2020 is disseminating statistical data and indicators, related to population, housings, and establishments, that serve sustainable development in the Sultanate. Therefore, up-to-date data will be available for decision makers by the end of 2020. This objective will be achieved through: