Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) is conducting the Census of Public and Semi Government Sector Employment from 9.30 am to 11.30 today (17th November) with the participation of all employees of the public and semi government sectors.

The objective of this Census is to enumerate all employees of the public and semi government sector, and to compile demographic and socio economic information of these employees. Information compiled through this Census is vital for policymaking and further improving the quality of the public service.

Dr. A.J. Satharasinghe, Director General of DCS request all public and semi-government sector employees to follow the guidelines provided on materials available on the Department’s website ( well as printed materials circulated among public and semi government institutions, and to extend their support for the success of this Census by completing a Census questionnaire today.