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Prepare to Conduct a Complete and Accurate 2020 Decennial Census

Photo of Albert Fontenot Goal Leader: Albert E. Fontenot, Jr., Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs, Commerce and General Government

Goal Statement: The U.S. Census Bureau will prepare to conduct a complete and accurate 2020 Decennial Census U.S. population count by conducting the 2018 End-to-End Census Test and analyzing and incorporating the results, initiating In-Field Address Canvassing by September 30, 2019, and designing for optimal self-response with a nationwide target of 60.5% in 2020.1

1The goal statement has been updated from its original publication to use language that is more precise and better characterizes the results that will be achieved.

Goal Action Plan & Progress Update: