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censuses, plural;
  1. An official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals
    • - population estimates extrapolated from the 1981 census
    • - census data

  1. a periodic count of the population
  2. conduct a census; "They censused the deer in the forest"
  3. A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population. ...
  4. An official count of members of a population (not necessarily human), usually residents or citizens in a particular region, often done at regular intervals; To collect a census
  5. (censuses) taken in Scotland every 10 years since 1841 (except 1941).  Census records are not available to researchers until 100 years have past.
  6. A compilation of the known specimens of a particular numismatic item.
  7. An official count of the number of people living in a certain area, such as a district, city, county, state, or nation. The United States Constitution requires the federal government to perform a national census every ten years. ...
  8. when information is gathered from all people in the population, the activity is called a census. Polls or surveys are a method of collecting data by asking people to give their answers to a set of questions.
  9. (Occupancy Rate) - A measure of inpatient health facility use, determined by dividing available bed days by patient days. It measures the average percentage of a hospital's beds occupied and may be institution-wide or specific for one department or service.
  10. A complete count of a specified population or some measurable characteristics in a given area (e.g. housing, industry, etc.).
  11. periodic official tally of the population with details as to ages, sexes, occupations, etc., U.S. Federal censuses have been taken every 10 years since 1790.
  12. Official enumeration, listing or counting of citizens.
  13. A survey where data are collected for all units of a population. The economic census includes all U.S. employer establishments, except for agriculture and public administration establishments.
  14. A survey that collects data from all the members of a population, whether it's people or businesses. The most common use of the term "Census" is the population Census of Canada which is taken at 5-year intervals which counts persons and households and a wide variety of characteristics. ...
  15. us: m.   the written records of the census, the census roll or returns. These were the most elaborate quantitative records kept by the Roman state, and we have used this word to indicate any kind of “statistics” in VRoma.
  16. A count of all citizens, non-citizen legal residents, non-citizen long-term visitors, and illegal immigrants in the United States. ...
  17. the collection of data about a population. At its simplest, a count of the number of people in an area. EMDC governments collect much more data to do with demographics, housing, social patterns and economic factors. These are usually carried out every ten years and participation is compulsory.
  18. Generally refers to a complete canvas of the population being studied.
  19. A compulsory survey conducted by the federal government once every five years.
  20. a survey of all Canadians conducted every five years across Canada by Statistics Canada. Used to determine population characteristics such as number of people, ages, education level attained, employment, unemployment, occupations, earnings, etc.
  21. Determining the numbers of birds within a particular area (see Christmas Count).
  22. Official study into the demographics of the country which is usually undertaken every five years. The 2000 census showed that there are approximately 44.8 million people in SA.
  23. Process of surveying and counting the U.S. population, using mailed surveys and in-person visits to homes, mandated by the U.S. Constitution and done every ten years by the federal government. ...
  24. a survey of an entire population - in contrast to a survey of a sample.
  25. the enumeration of the population by the government. Used to, among other things, adjust boundaries or representation in the government; identify the number of citizens who may be used in fighting; determine the number of immigrants to the country.