Tag: dzs
Macedonia 24.09.21 | 10:43

With six days to go, census canvassers have processed data for 1.383 million citizens

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) informs that so far it has processed applications from 1.383 million citizens. There are 195.477 citizens who live abroad who submitted their applications online. There are six more days to go in the census. The process is controversial because it takes place in the...

Macedonia 22.09.21 | 11:54

Bulgarian activist in Macedonia hints that Bulgaria will have access to the confidential census data

Bulgarian activist in Macedonia Viktor Stojanov has hinted that the software used to manage Macedonia’s census – which was produced in Bulgaria – will be used to bolster Bulgarian minority claims. Bulgarian politicians were recently dismayed when allegedly less than a hundred Macedonian...

Macedonia 19.09.21 | 19:17

More than a million people covered by the census

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) reported today that the number of citizens covered in the census has surpassed one million. According to the last census, in 2002, Macedonia has over two million citizens, but expectations are that this number has decreased significantly over the past two decades. DZS...

Macedonia 06.09.21 | 10:03

About 90,000 citizens covered on the first day of the census

A little over 90,000 citizens were covered on the first day of the census yesterday, the State Statistics Bureau (DZS) said. The controversial census takes place in the midst of a major coronavirus wave, and also provides that all emigrants will be counted as if they were residents – in an apparent...

Macedonia 23.08.21 | 09:52

Two more days left in the call for canvassers, as the census is again put in doubt

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) urged unemployed citizens to register as census takers, as it gets down to the last two remaining days for registration. While students normally fill these positions quickly, this year, with the huge spike in coronavirus cases during August, the DZS still lacks hundreds...

Macedonia Economy 20.07.21 | 17:40

Amid job losses and economic decline, average salary grows to 28,721 denars

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) reported that in April the average salary rose to 28,721 denars, up 8.8 percent compared to April. The Zaev Government quickly jumped on the report, to insist that the average salary rose by 2,331 denars during the year. The rise comes at a time of growing inflation,...

Macedonia 02.03.21 | 22:27

Statistics Bureau chief threatens people who access the census website from hidden locations

Statistics Bureau (DZS) director Apostol Simovski insisted that accessing the census website from VPN connections that mask the actual location of the user is a criminal act and that those who do so will be prosecuted. The latest threat from the DZS director comes after a number of social media posts...

Economy 27.07.20 | 11:57

Statistics report shows there are far more employed men than women

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) informed that there are 150.000 more employed men than women in Macedonia. According to the latest DZS publication, there are nearly 800.000 employed citizens, and of them, 477,437 are men and 320,214 are women. The significant difference between sexes is not explained...

Economy 29.10.19 | 12:17

Statistics Bureau denies VMRO-DPMNE claims that it’s presenting false data for political purposes

The State Statistics Bureau (DZS) announced it will sue opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski for slander after he said that DZS officials are cooking the books and falsifying data in order to support Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s claims of a booming economy. Mickoski: Zaev is cooking the books to...

Economy 24.09.19 | 19:31

Gap in workforce statistics raises doubts about the official unemployment rate

Discrepancies between the size of the workforce reported by the State Statistics Bureau (DZS) and the Employment Agency (AVRM) have prompted allegations that the numbers are being “massaged” to make the drop in unemployment seem bigger than it actually is. According to the Statistics Bureau,...