BPS West Java’s Task in Managing Population Data
Did you know about the population census conducted by BPS West Java? Some people may have heard of this term, but not many people really understand what it means. The census is the process of collecting data by enumerating each population unit from all regions of Indonesia.
Census activities are usually carried out for specific purposes. For example, knowing how the level of population development in terms of income, work, and the number of family members. This population census is conducted by the Central Statistical Agency in their respective regions using census officers to visit residents’ homes.
In the 2020 population census, data enumeration activities were carried out online, meaning residents accessed themselves to the official BPS census website to fill in the data. Many people follow this way of completing the digital census, while for the rest, an offline enumeration is carried out.
This census or soul fragment is the main task of the BPS. After the census process is completed, this will achieve the number of population whose data can be used for the electoral process, tax collection, or determination of the country’s economic policy. The census is usually conducted over a period of 10 years.
The BPS is a non-departmental government agency with direct responsibility to the president who is regulated in how he works and his main duties by Law No 16 of 1997. Want to know and know more about this national census body? Let’s look at the following explanation.
X’inhuma d-Dmirijiet ta’ BPS West Java?
The Central Statistics Agency has the main task of carrying out numbering and other statistical administration tasks of the midwife governed by law. In the performance of their duties, several stages are carried out starting from filling in, classifying, reporting data to the president then to the general public.
The data from the statistical center is open and public, you can get information services regarding the national statistical data through the official website or the BPS West Java application. For more information, please download it to the official page of the site. In addition to the main tasks above, there are functions of statistical bodies, namely:
- Carrying out studies, preparing plans,and formulating policies in the field of regional and national statistics.
- Coordination of soul enumeration activities at both regional and national level.
- Establishment of a national statistical system.
- We provide workers and facilities to fulfill the task of enumerating souls.
- Carrying out guidance to related agencies according to their areas of work in statistical activities.
- Collecting data and processing it into information useful to the government and the people.
- Announcement of census results, in the form of reporting to the Chair and official announcements to the public via the BPS of each region
In its development, the duties and functions of the BPS are closely related to the development of information technology. In general, personal computers have been used to replace manual recording in order to make registration easier and faster to make. Using the internet also helps in the transmission of data from regions to the centre.
Information Obtained in the BPS
BPS West Java collects and manages information coming from communities in the West Java region. The information gathered everything about the population, ranging from age, marital status, number of children and dependants. This is the basic information in the census.
In addition, information will also be collected on employment, education, income, and various issues related to the economy so that data can be used by the government to shape people’s economic policies. The results of these data are in the form of the level 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 choose to go directly to BPS West Java, you can go directly to the receptionist and fill in the guest book. Then request 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 completing the request form. This direct consultasi service can be accessed during working time from Monday to Friday. It will be easier and faster if you attach a cover letter.
For example, the necessary data is for school research or as thesis data, so you must ask the school or campus to provide a letter of introduction. The existence of a cover letter will speed up the process of providing data from the BPS.
If you cannot go to the office directly, you can access the publication for a long time on the official website of the BPS. On this page you will find information on population statistics and can be selected by year of publication. At the bottom of the publication title is a button to download.
Ipproċessar tad-Dejta mwettaq minn BPS West Java
Data processing stages are milestones for determining the height of the level of accuracy and accuracy of the data produced. While he was still the Central Bureau of Statistics, data processing was done manually using a calculator and abacus as a tool for calculation.
Now, data recording and processing has used a modern way, namely the use of a computer. To be precise, since 1960, the policy of using computers has begun to be carried out. However, at that time, the data recording was still manual and then inserted into a computer.
Currently, all registration is proven directly using a computer device. Therefore, in the 2020 population census, people were asked to complete the census online, both through the website and through the BPS West Java application. Have you also completed the 2020 census?
Data processing using computers is suitable for the development of information technology in Indonesia. Data processing becomes faster and more efficient. In addition, it speeds up the transmission of data from regions to the centre so that census results are obtained in a shorter time frame.
Census Information Not blistered by the BPS
The population enumeration process takes place at a time that cannot be said to be short. Even if you have used a computer system, it still takes time to collect data on the entire Indonesian population, which is not small. After all the information is collected, it can only be processed in statistical data that are useful to the government.
What are the benefits of such data? There are three types of data presented by the results of population enumeration, namely social population data, the business economy, and mining agriculture. All BPS West Java statistics can be used to make various policies to improve people’s well-being, for example:
- Construction of public facilities by adjusting the number of populations resident in a region.
- Construction of educational facilities to support the younger generation to get a proper education.
- Adding health facilities, especially in areas with people achieving minimum health services.
- Opening up jobs and training the creative industry to increase people’s incomes.
- Providing assistance to the well-targeted poor.
- Entrepreneurial training and training.
- Development of forestry, fisheries, plantations, and animal husbandry by adjusting the distribution area.
- Assistance to farmers of food and horticulture crops that is appropriate for their designation and on target.
Therefore, not only for electoral needs, the population census takes place, but there are several other functions that are important for economic development, education, and public health. Therefore, it is hoped that all levels of society will help organize the population census.
Statistical agencies have real functions and tasks in managing regional and national population data. Several important tasks held by the BPS at provincial level have become very significant in the data collection process. By filling out the BPS West Java census form, I helped the government to realize a prosperous Indonesia.