Why do we need a census?

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We need a census to determine if a city needs modifications for example if lots of young kids live in the area, they might build a playground or a daycare for them, but if lotrnof elderly people live by, they might build a nursing home. So it's important to find things to alter

Fannie K - Age 10

I think we will need a census to take a moment to take in what is going on around us.

Tia - Age 9

To know how many schools to build

John - Age 8

So we are able to make sure we have enough roads, hospitals and other services.

Kate Smith - Age 10

I think it is a lot of effort and a bit of a waste of money.

Ameila Jane - Age 11

We have like a census to count children in school, so teachers know how many of us there are.

Krissy Tagan - Age 10

We have like a census to count children in school, so teachers know how many of us there are.

Krissy Tagan - Age 10

I think the census allows us to see how things have changed over time.

Abigail Bylield - Age 9

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