Statistical Service 2021 PHC Selection of Census Field Officers

Population and Housing Census (2021 PHC) selection of Census Area Officers and countdown of days has started.


It initiated a massive publicity campaign to make people aware of the census and to educate them about the benefits, methods, and consequences of census practice.


The event thus unveils promotional materials that Ghana Statistical Service is going to use with knowledge sheets, posters, flyers, and jingles to promote the campaign.


PHC Application Status 2021: Check PIN and Serial Number

The management of 2021 PHC requests all potential field officers to check the status (PIN and serial number) of your application as it will be used as their identification number for supplying all training materials including tablets.


How to Check PHC Pin and Serial Number


  • Open this link ( in your web browser
  • Now enter your email address (email used during GSS registration)
  • Click submit
  • Enter your PIN and Serial Number


Census Area Officer Selection

The PHC 2021 Census Field Officer election is still ongoing, now the final selection of field officers depends on the district’s preparations.


Some districts have already notified their selected census area officials via phone call and SMS after a successful interview.


Therefore, both successful and potential field officers can check the download button here for all the relevant documents required for the study.


What happens next? Training of shortlisted field officers

The Ghana Statistical Service has listed about 500 potential field officers (observers and enumerators) for training. Subsequently, all training materials have been sent to 272 statistics districts across the country.


These materials include; PPE, materials, training manuals, and guides for a public education campaign.


Note: All persons who have successfully appeared for the interview will be called on the date fixed by the District Census Officer. See full-time table


Note: Training of field officers will be done only in selected basic schools of the concerned district. Find selected schools here.


Salary and Training Allowance of 2021 Census Field Officers.

In this selected school in your district, field officers will be trained for 10 days for the 2021 population and housing census.


All participants will receive a T&T allowance for each GH330 for 11 days.


Upon successful completion of Census 2021, each enumerator and supervisor will be paid GH2,520.00 and GH2,940 for 21 working days, respectively.


PHC 2021 Payment Method

All prospective field officers for the 2021 census are advised to visit the nearest branch of GCB Bank or download to register now for G-Money Wallet.


Since it is an acceptable means of paying enumerators for the 2021 census.



All applicants are encouraged to remain calm as most of the District Census Officers have not yet received the final list and training agenda from the National Office.

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