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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

One Week Left to Respond to 2018 Census Test

Press Release Number CB18-TPS.38

*Revised Wednesday, July 25, 2018*

Note: The languages supported by telephone questionnaire assistance have been corrected. Please disregard the previous version of this tip sheet.

JULY 24, 2018 — Residents have until July 31 to respond to the 2018 Census Test taking place in Providence County, R.I.

The 2018 Census Test is a critical part of preparations for the nation’s upcoming 2020 Census. The test will help the Census Bureau validate its readiness for 2020 Census operations, procedures, systems and field infrastructure for the once-a-decade census.

In addition to the internet, households may respond by telephone and traditional paper questionnaire. Telephone questionnaire assistance is available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Arabic and Russian.

The Census Bureau is committed to making the mandatory once-a-decade headcount quick, easy and secure for all residents.

Visit the Road to the 2020 Census to find out more about the Census Bureau’s extensive research and testing leading up to the 2020 Census. To access the 2018 Census Test questionnaire and for more information about the test, visit here.

No news release associated with this report. Tip Sheet only.



Kristina Barrett
Public Information Office


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