Workshop on the 2010 World programme on population and housing censuses: census evaluation and post enumeration surveys, for Latin American countries

03-08-2009  – 07-08-2009 Asunción

The purpose of the Workshop is to present an overview of the various methods of evaluating censuses with a focus on the post enumeration survey (PES) methodology. More specifically, the Workshop will cover elements of the PES with regard to: (1) planning and implementation; (2) frames and sample design; (3) methodologies for evaluating content and coverage errors; (4) matching procedures; (5) imputation of missing values; and (6) tabulation and dual system of estimation. The Workshop will also offer the possibility to the participants to present and discuss the experience of their countries on different aspects of census evaluation and the post enumeration survey.

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  • Jean-Michel Durr, Tel.: +1 917 367 9165, E-mail:

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