Major applications of sampling in population census progarmmes
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The purpose of this paper is to show how sampling methods can be utilized as an integral part of the census programme in planning, executing and analyzing the results of a population census, how it may be employed to evaluate and supplement the data obtained from a census, and how it may provide interim estimates of basic data of the kind traditionally obtained by means of a census.