The 2005 population and housing census in Sweden will be totally register-based

This paper by Statistics Sweden describes shortly different aspects of the preparatory work for the census 2005 which will the first totally register-based census in Sweden. It discusses advantages and disadvantages of using administrative records for taking a census.

Paper presented at the Symposium on Global Review of 2000 Round of Population and Housing Censuses: Mid-Decade Assessment and Future Prospects, New York, 7-10 August 2001.