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A census is a study that includes observations for every member of the population being studied, as opposed to a sample from that population.

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How can I simulate census microdata for small areas using a 1% microdata sample at a large scale and aggregate statistics at the small area scale?

I would like to perform an individual-level multivariate analysis at small levels of geographic aggregation (Australian census collection districts). Clearly, the census isn't available at these ...
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census statistical techniques

All of my statistical training has been about dealing with samples (psych background). I am involved in a project where we have a census dataset (demographic data from all the relocation sites ...
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How is research based on the U.S. Census organized?

As I understand, most of the research is centralized through the U.S. Census Bureau. However, I couldn't find any overview of fields of research on their website. Is there any other institution or ...
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Can one compute confidence intervals for a census with high nonresponse rates?

If a questionnaire was administered to an entire population (group of interest) and the response rate was 68% can the questionnaire results be generalized to the population (100%, including the 32% ...
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Applying inferential statistics for census data

Let's assume I have a census data of a population which I would like to study and it has variables such as age, gender, sex, occupation etc and the dependent variable which is community participation ...