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Title: The Northern Ireland census of population and housing: looking back and looking forward
Author: Caven, Norman
Evans, Trevor
Beatty, Robert
Keywords: Census data
Northern Ireland demographics
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Population
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Citation: Caven, Norman, Evans, Trevor and Beatty, Robert. 'The Northern Ireland census of population and housing: looking back and looking forward'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XXVII, Part V, 1997/1998, pp159-184
Series/Report no.: Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XXVII, Part V, 1997/1998
Abstract: A census of population and housing, even in a country as small as Northern Ireland, is a major undertaking and much time, effort and resources are devoted to it. At a national level it is the largest single statistical exercise carried out by government - indeed at one stage during the 1991 census around 150,000 people were employed on it in the United Kingdom as a whole. Data collected in a census have many uses - foremost perhaps being the provision of an accurate population count at local level. In addition, the rich detail of census data provides essential information to plan and deliver services to the population as a whole and various subgroups within it, including those most in need.
Description: Read before the Society, 12 March 1998
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/8619
ISSN: 00814776
Appears in Collections:JSSISI: 1993 to 1998, Vol. XXVII, Sessions 147th to 151st
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