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CARICOM Regional Workshop on 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme: Census Data Editing

6-11 December 2010, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda


CARICOM Regional Workshop on Population and Housing Census Data Editing, 6-11 December 2010, St. Johnís, Antigua and Barbuda UNSD is organizing a regional workshop on census data editing in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat, in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda from 6-11 December 2010. The purpose of this workshop is to develop the capacities of the staff of National Statistical Offices of the CARICOM member countries with the techniques and procedures used in editing population and housing census data. The training will develop a set of standard census data edit, which can then be customized and used as reference of good practices by countries. The standard census edits developed at the workshop will also be posted on the UN Statistics Division website for other countries to adopt as needed. The expected outputs of the Workshop are: enhancement of the requisite data editing skills using the CSPro software; improved knowledge-base in census data editing; improved capabilities to customize and use the standard census data edits; and strengthened capacity in general, in producing better quality census data and specifically greater timeliness in the dissemination of this data for decision-making. The workshop is timely as most of the CARICOM member countries will conduct their censuses in 2010 and 2011.


Documents for the meeting:
Information Note
List of documents
Final Report
For comments or inquiries contact:

Yacob Zewoldi
Demographic Statistics Section

Demographic and Social Statistics Branch
United Nations Statistics Division
New York, NY 10017 USA
Tel:       +1 212 963 0445

United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics