BANDUNG- In a state address on August 16, 2019, President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo said that "Data is a new type of wealth of our nation. Now data is more valuable than oil. Therefore, data sovereignty must be realized. We will approach the momentum of data sovereignty towards one Indonesian data in 2020 "
Head of the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) of West Java Province, Dody Herlando said, in 2020 Indonesia will implement the Population Census in accordance with Law No. 16 of 1997 on Statistics, which is in line with the United Nations recommendations on the 2020 Population and Housing Census (UN Principles and Recommendation for Population and Housing Census Round 2020).
"The coordination and consolidation activity is the first business process in the 2020 Population Census (SP2020), and this activity is the key to the success of SP2020 in West Java," he said.
According to Dodi, SP 2020 is the great work of the entire Indonesian nation, not only the task of the government in this case the Central Statistics Agency but all levels of society must also play an active role.
"We need support and active participation from all stakeholders to collaborate in the success of SP2020 in West Java," said Dodi, on the sidelines of the 2020 Population Consensus Coordination and Consolidation event with the theme "Collaboration Towards One Indonesian Population Data," at Holiday Inn Bandung, Wednesday (Wednesday) 11/20).
Dodi stated that collaboration was carried out to ensure that the community filled out their own data on the implementation of the February-March Online Population Census through http://sensus.bps.go.id.
"The census is hasanah, we will know the identity, population, composition, population characteristics and the results can be used to determine a policy," he said. (Parno)