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Jordan Launches Computerized Census, First in 11 Years

Jordan has launched a national census to provide greater clarity about a population that includes large numbers of Syrian refugees and foreign workers. Some 21,000 field researchers began visiting homes Monday, for the first time using electronic tablets for data entry. Official results will be released in February. One key figure will be the number of Syrian refugees, which will help determine how much foreign aid Jordan can request. The U.N. refugee agency says some 628,000...

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