Tag: Apostol Simovski
Macedonia 16.09.21 | 12:23

Simovski: It is pure nonsense that someone knows how many people declared themselves as Bulgarians, no one has accessed the data

The course of the census is as expected, even a little better than expected. On workdays, the daily average is around 100,000 people, with a slight increase over the weekends. We’re expecting next weekend to be even better, the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, said on the...

Macedonia 15.09.21 | 09:45

Simovski: There have been two hacking attempts to break into census system, but they were successfully warded off

State Statistical Office’s website is constantly under fire from cyberattacks and there have been two attempts by hackers to break into the census system, which have been successfully warded off, says Apostol Simovski. Our website is constantly constantly under fire from cyberattacks. Probably their...

Macedonia 23.08.21 | 22:04

Simovski threatens again: There will be sanctions for those who do not want to register in the census

The director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, says that the campaign for the boycott of the census is active again, and he warns that there will be consequences for the people who will refuse to register in the census. We must all understand that this is a mandatory activity. This is...

Macedonia 23.08.21 | 21:02

Simovski: Only the Parliament can change the census law

The State Statistical Office isn’t authorized to postpone the census. Parliament is the only institution that can change the census law, SSO head Apostol Simovski told Kanal 5 TV on Monday evening. The State Statistical Office, stressed Simovski, maintains the positions that it can conduct the census...

Macedonia 13.08.21 | 15:36

Simovski: The census will not be postponed again

The director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, told Deutsche Welle that the census, which was previously scheduled for April and due to the coronavirus was moved to September, will not be postponed again. We will provide all the conditions for its smooth implementation. We will make...

Macedonia 13.08.21 | 10:25

So far, only half of the census takers have been vaccinated

From a health point of view, the census will be safe as you enter a store to buy groceries, says the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski. He said that homes will be visited by only one census taker who will respect all the protocols. We have no legal right to force census takers...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 14:30

We are statisticians, not policemen: Simovski doesn’t know if anyone of the Grcec drug gang was a registered census worker

We are statisticians not policemen, to have knowledge if any of the registered census workers are involved in crime, SSO chief Apostol Simovski told Plusinfo, after yesterday the spokesperson of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, Dimce Arsovski pointed out that one of the census workers in Saraj was arrested...

Macedonia 05.03.21 | 14:57

Simovski: Commission for Infectious Diseases decides whether to cancel the census or not

The head of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, said today that the cancellation of the census process in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic depends on the Commission for Infectious Diseases. According to him, such a decision depends on the Commission, and if this health institution...

Macedonia 02.03.21 | 11:41

Simovski: Three years in prison for anyone who registers in the census app as if they were abroad

The census system is maximally protected and no one can break in with fake data, and criminal charges will be filed against anyone who tries to manipulate the system, ie to register as diaspora from their computer in Macedonia, the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski told “Plusinfo”,...

Macedonia 12.02.21 | 21:12

Simovski: Let’s encourage our people abroad to register themselves electronically

With the statement that during the census of the diaspora by the members of their families, it will not be possible to fill in the data on ethnicity, religion and mother tongue, the director of the SSO Apostol Simovski, told Kanal 5, adding that he aimed to encourage our people abroad to use the opportunity...

Macedonia 09.02.21 | 16:54

Simovski confirms that for people not present in Macedonia, data will be provided by a person who knows them best

The State Statistical Office maintains the position that the census is a statistical operation and will conduct it in that way. We are aware that there will be political pressure, but it is up to us whether we will be able to resist. We are firmly determined to persevere in this and this operation to...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 22:43

All present and absent citizens will be counted in the census, announced the director of the State Statistical Office

The director of the State Statistical Office Apostol Simovski said in an interview with TV Sitel that the census provides an opportunity to count all citizens of Macedonia, regardless of whether they reside or not in the country. According to him, foreign citizens residing in Macedonia will also be counted,...