Michaela Terenzani – Stanková reports:
Some citizens are refusing to fill out census forms or are returning completed forms without their numerical identifier, arguing that the procedures of the 2011 census violate their right to privacy. Critics also charge that residents are poorly informed about the census procedures. These were at least some of the reasons why 40 census-takers in Bratislava’s Old Town district resigned from their jobs mid-way through the census while another 100 were reported to have quit in the Petržalka district of the capital. Concerns about anonymity seem to be the biggest source of controversy in the Slovakia’s census.
Read more in the Slovak Spectator.