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SURVEY TYPES (FOR COLLECTING DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION)

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Definition:
For the purpose of collecting demographic information, in general there are three types of surveys which have been used in many countries. These are:

- single-round surveys;
- multi-Round surveys, and
- dual record systems.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Household Surveys, Revised Edition, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 31, United Nations, New York, 1984, para. 9.80.

Cross References:
Dual records system
Multi-round survey
Single round surveys

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 14, 2003