BPS West Java’s mission in managing population data
Do you know about the population census conducted by BPS West Java? Some people may have heard of the term, but many don’t really understand its meaning. Census is the process of collecting data through the enumeration of each population unit from all regions of Indonesia.
Generally census operations are carried out for specific purposes. For example, know how the rate of development of the population is in terms of income, employment, and number of family members. This population census is conducted by the Central Statistics Agency in their respective areas, by deploying census officers to visit the homes of residents.
In the 2020 population census, the data enumeration activities were carried out online, which means residents accessed themselves to the official BPS census website to fill in the data. Most people follow this method of filling out a digital census, while for the rest, offline enumeration is done.
This census or fragment of the soul is the main mission of BPS. Once the census process is completed, the number of populations that can use the data for the election process, tax collection, or assessment of the country’s economic policy will be obtained. Generally, the census is conducted over a period of 10 years.
BPS is a non-departmental government agency directly responsible to the President, how it operates and how It is governed by Act No. 16 of 1997 governs its main duties. Would you like to know and know more about this national census body? Let’s look at the following explanation.
What are the duties of BPS West Java?
The Central Statistics Agency has the main responsibility of performing the enumeration duties and other statistical midwife administration regulated by the law. In performing their duties, several steps are performed, from filling and sorting, to reporting the data to the president, to reporting the data to the public.
The data from the Statistics Center are open and public, and you will receive information services related to national statistical data through the official website or through the BPS West Java application. For more information, download it on the official page of the site. In addition to the main tasks above, there are also functions of statistical bodies, which are:
- Conducting studies, preparing plans, and formulating policies in the field of local and national statistics.
- To coordinate the enumeration activities of the soul at the local and national level.
- Establish a national statistical system.
- Providing manpower and facilities to carry out the task of enumeration of souls.
- Guide the concerned agencies in statistical activities according to their areas of activity.
- Collect the data and process it as information useful to the government and the people.
- The results of the census are in the form of reporting to the President and in the form of making official announcements to the public through the BPS of each region.
In its development, the duties and functions of BPS are closely related to the development of information technology. Typically, personal computers have been used instead of manual recording, so that the recording can be done easily and quickly. The use of the Internet also helps in the transmission of data from regions to the center.
Information obtained in BPS
BPS West Java collects and manages information coming from communities in the West Java region. All information about the population, including age, marital status, number of children, dependents, etc. This is the basic information in the census.
In addition, information about employment, education, income and various things related to the economy will also be collected so that the data can be used by the government to formulate people’s economic policies. The results of these data are in the form of the rate of population development, the state of poverty, the unemployment rate, and various other information.
If you need this information, you can request it directly to your local BPS office or use the online route. If you decide to go directly to BPS West Java , you can go directly to the receptionist and fill out the guest book. Then ask for the required data.
In addition, the DigiLib operator will help you print the libraries you need. In addition, you can also submit a soft copy request by filling out the request form. This Direct Co en Sultasi service can be accessed during working hours from Monday to Friday. It will be easier and quicker if you attach a cover letter.
For example, the required data is school or thesis data research, and then you need to ask the school or campus to provide an introductory letter. The existence of a cover letter will accelerate the process of providing data from BPS.
If you are unable to go directly to the office, you can access the publication on the official BPS website for a long time. On this page you can find demographic statistics information and select according to the year of publication. There is a button to download at the bottom of the publication title.
Data processing carried out by BPS West Java
Data processing stages are the main steps to determine how high the accuracy and accuracy of the data produced is. When he was the Central Bureau of Statistics, data processing was done manually using a calculator and abacus as a computational tool.
Nowadays, a modern method of recording and processing data has been used, i.e. using a computer. To be precise, from the 1960s onwards, the policy of using computers began to be implemented. However, at that time, the data recording was still manual, and then it was input into a computer.
Currently, all recordings are attempted directly using a computer device. Therefore, in the 2020 population census, people were asked to fill the census online through the website and the BPS West Java app. Have you filled out the 2020 census?
Data processing using computers is consistent with the development of information technology in Indonesia. Data processing becomes faster and more efficient. In addition, it speeds up the transfer of data from regions to the centre so that the results of the census can be obtained in a short time.
Ma Enfath Census Information from BPS
The census process of population is carried out at a time when it cannot be said that it is short. Even if you’ve used a computer system, it will still take time to collect the data of the entire Indonesian population, which is not small. After collecting all the information, it can only be processed into statistical data that is useful to the government.
What are the benefits of such data? Three types of data have been presented from the results of the population census, social demographic data, trade economics, and mining agriculture. All the statistics of BPS West Java can be used to make various policies to improve the well-being of the people, for example:
- Construction of public amenities by adjusting the number of resident population in an area.
- Construction of educational facilities to support the younger generation in getting proper education.
- The addition of health facilities, especially in areas where there are fewer people receiving health services.
- Opening up employment and training the creative industry to increase people’s incomes.
- Provide assistance to the targeted poor.
- Entrepreneurship training and training.
- The development of afforestation, fishing, plantations and animal husbandry by adjusting the distribution sector.
- Assistance to farmers of food crops and horticultures, suited to their title and purpose.
Therefore, population censuses are conducted not only for electoral purposes, but also for many other activities that are important for economic development, education and public health. Therefore, it is expected that all levels of society will help in organizing a census of the population.
Statistical agencies have real functions and duties in dealing with local and national population data. The various important duties performed by the provincial level BPS are very important in the data collection process. By filling out the BPS West Java census form, you helped the government to make prosperous Indonesia a reality.