Officials said they’re using the best of what’s available to successfully perform the count and technology has a vital role in the process.

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent
@StacyBrownMedia

The Census Bureau is tasked with confronting major tech challenges in the final year before the 2020 population count.

At a Census Day event hosted by the National Press Club in Washington on Monday, April 1, officials said they’re looking to scale systems to make sure they can handle the massive influx of data that comes with counting more than 300 million people.

Officials said they’re using the best of what’s available to successfully perform the count and technology has a vital role in the process.

To view the entire Census Day press conference, click here.

Video: Census 2020 Kick off News Conference

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