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Statistics Directorate    
A number or similar designation that is assigned to a housing unit, business or any other structure. Addresses mainly serve postal delivery, but are also important for administrative purposes, for example in civil registration systems and in census taking.

Source Publication:
Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 79, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, New York, 2000, Annex VI - Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002