CENSUS

n. an official and complete count of the population in its entirety. It includes demographic information about members belonging to this population. This is in contrast to any experimental study which uses an observed sample in order to estimate the total population.

CENSUS: "Periodically done, a census involves the whole process of collecting, compiling, documenting, and publishing data results."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CENSUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/census/ (accessed February 17, 2020).
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