Definitions of Census
Examples of Census
- Australian census, taken every five years and termed a quinquennial census.
- United States census, taken every ten years and termed a decennial census.
- American English – /sEn-suhs/
- British English – /sEn-suhs/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈsɛnsəs/
- British English – /ˈsɛnsəs/
- Plural: censuses
- An individual replying to a census is a respondent and often the head of household.
- Informally called: nose count
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census. (2015). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/census/
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“census.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2015. Web. 31 Jul. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/census/>.