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A third of African countries have not conducted a census in the last 10 years

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A third of African countries have not conducted a census in the last ten years. That's according to the Africa Survey 2014 to be released by Good Governance Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday next week. The Africa Survey is a comprehensive annual collection of social, political and economic indicators for the continent's 55 African countries. It says five African countries have not conducted a census in over 20 years. These are Western Sahara, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Somalia and Madagascar. Only 16 African countries scored above 70 %.