What are the sources of demographic data? Describe any one of them.
The sources of demographic data are: –
- Vial Registration
- Sample Survey
- Administrative records
- Population register
Census: – It is the main source of demographic data. It is derived from the Latin word ‘censere‘ which means ‘value or tax’. Census is taken to collects the details of all people in a country at a time. In Nepal, the central bureau of statistics conducts a census every 10 years. Census is conducted by 3 methods: – De facto method, De jure method and modified de jure method.