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Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: June 1998
  • Page count: 291
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 98.XVII.8

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National statistical personnel and census officials will find this publication most helpful in the planning and organizing of population and housing censuses, as well as in other related data collection activities, particularly demographic and socio-economic surveys. This publication presents guidance on the main characteristics of population and housing censuses; census operations and methods; and on the content of censuses, including illustrative tabulations. In preparing for the 2000 round of censuses, this publication has taken into account changes in technology, changes in socio-economic situations in many countries and the increased emphasis on responding to user needs for demographic and social data.