Principles and Recommendations


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Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

  Un-edited final version of the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3 (2013)
  Please note that the text is now undergoing official English editing and formatting. Therefore, it is intended for preliminary use only as it is not fully complete (reference, index and glossary is not included).
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English (PDF 2.1 MB)

 
       
  Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 2 (2001)
  SALES NO.: 01.XVII.10    
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Arabic (PDF 5.9 MB)
French (PDF 1.3 MB)

Chinese (PDF 1.7 MB)
Russian (PDF 2.1 MB)
English (PDF 1.4 MB)
Spanish (PDF 1.7 MB)
       
  Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 1 (1973)
  SALES NO.: 73.XVII.9    
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Arabic
French

Chinese
Russian
English (PDF 9.5 MB)
Spanish (PDF 10.5 MB)
       
  Principles for a Vital Statistics System (1953)
  SALES NO.: 1953.XVII.8    
LANGUAGES:

Arabic
French

Chinese
Russian
English (PDF 1.8 MB)
Spanish
       

International migration

  Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1 (1998)
  SALES NO.: 98.XVII.14
LANGUAGES: Arabic (PDF 10.8 MB)
French (PDF 7.7 MB)
Chinese (PDF 16.2 MB)
Russian (PDF 17.5 MB)
English (PDF 390 KB)
Spanish (PDF 8 MB)
       
  Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration (1979)
  SALES NO.: E.79.XVII.18
LANGUAGES: Arabic
French
Chinese
Russian
English (PDF 4.34 MB)
Spanish
       
  International Migration Statistics (1953)
  SALES NO.: 1953.XVII.10
LANGUAGES: Arabic
French
Chinese
Russian
English (PDF 6.68 MB)
Spanish
       

Population and housing censuses

  Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2 (2008)
  SALES NO.: E.07.XVII.8
LANGUAGES: Arabic (2.3 MB)
French (2.5 MB)
Chinese (2.8 MB)
Russian (67 MB)
English (2.5 MB)
Spanish (2.2 MB)
       
  Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1 (1998)
  SALES NO.: 98.XVII.8
LANGUAGES: Arabic (PDF 32 MB)
French (PDF 29 MB)
Chinese (PDF 29.7 MB)
Russian (PDF 47 MB)
English (PDF 1.2 MB)
Spanish (PDF 29.5 MB)
       
   Supplementary Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses
   (1990)
 
  SALES NO.: 90.XVII.9
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 42.6 MB)    
       
  Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses (1980) 
  SALES NO.: 80.XVII.8
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 17.5 MB)    
       
  Principles and Recommendations for the 1970 Housing Censuses (1969)
  SALES NO.: 67.XVII.4
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 5.3 MB)    
       
  Principles and Recommendations for the 1970 Population Censuses (1969)
  SALES NO.: 67.XVII.3
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 5.6 MB) French (PDF 46.2 MB)  
       
  General Principles for a Housing Censuses (1958)
  SALES NO.: 58.XVII.8
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 8.5 MB)    
       
  Principles and Recommendations for National Population Censuses (1958) 
  SALES NO.: 58.XVII.5
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 16.4 MB)    
       
  Population Census Methods (1949)
  SALES NO.: 1949.XIII.4
LANGUAGES: English (PDF 109 MB)