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3228.0.55.001 - Population Estimates: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2009  
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Contents >> Data sources >> Introduction

INTRODUCTION

9.1 The accuracy of population estimates is dependent on the quality of population Census data, the estimates of Census net undercount derived from the Census Post Enumeration Survey (PES) and statistics on the components of population change which are used to update the Census year population. This chapter discusses these various sources of data and their accuracy.





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