Sources of demographic data Sources of demographic data

Sources of demographic data

demographic data

What are the sources of demographic data? Describe any one of them.

The sources of demographic data are: -
  • Census
  • Vial Registration
  • Sample Survey
  • Administrative records
  • Population register
Census: - It is the main source of demographic data. It is derived from the Latin word 'censere' which means 'value or tax'. Census is taken to collects the details of all people in a country at a time. In Nepal, the central bureau of statistics conducts a census every 10 years. Census is conducted by 3 methods: - De facto method, De jure method and modified de jure method.

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