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French Equivalent: Camps

Camps are sets of premises originally intended for the temporary accommodation of persons with common activities or interests. Included in this category are military camps, refugee camps and camps established for the housing of workers in mining, agriculture, public works or other types of enterprises.

Source Publication:
Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1, United Nations, New York, 1998, para. 2.362.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, April 24, 2003