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.
- IPA Pronunciation
- American English
- British English
- American English
- Syllabification: (cen·sus)
- 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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APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
census. (2015). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/census/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2015. “census.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/census/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“census.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2015. Web. 22 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/census/>.