State of development of demographic statistics and research in the United Arab Republic
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The importance of demographic statistics was realized in the UAR long before the beginning of the present century. Thus, both population censuses and registration of vital events were already undertaken eighty years ago and the third means of data collection, namely surveys, was resorted to in the more recent past.