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The Hong Kong Census

Helping the Hong Kong Government to conduct the census for over twenty years, we continue to add value and improve the entire process and quality by introducing new ideas and solutions.


“Kodak has provided excellent service to us for the past 16 years, working side by side to achieve the best results possible, and ultimately improving our process in running the census every time. We are very pleased with the success of this project and eager to use Kodak BPO services, it’s Printers and Scanners, for future jobs.”

The Project

To help the Hong Kong Government conduct the census and bi-census every 10 and 5 years, respectively. The HKCSD (Hong Kong Census and Statistic Department) chose Kodak to process the past 4 censuses from the design stage to the printing and customization of the forms, to final scanning and data capture of all form submissions.

The Business Needs
  • About 5000 enumerator positions to visit the households
  • Printing at least 10 million census forms, leaflets, instruction manuals, and envelopes
  • Processing approximately 2 million census forms, including scanning and data capture
The KODAK Services for Business Solution
  • Assisted HKCSD in designing the census form for easy scanning and a more accurate OCR data capture technology.
  • Printed, packaged and send census forms, leaflets, and manuals to HKCSD for distribution.
  • Provided manpower to fill up the enumerator gap by hiring the right people for the job.
The Result

The Kodak Business Process Outsourcing team from KODAK Services for Business implemented and completed the project, scanning over 2 million pages of census forms in under 2 weeks, delivering on schedule and meeting all quality specifications.

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