Census preparatory activities: determination of content census
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The major objectives of a census are to collect, process, compile, analyse and disseminate to users data that reflect the demographic characteristics, socio-economic characteristics and living conditions of a given population. However, because of its universal coverage and long interval between two censuses, the users demand on the census are generally heavy.