Also referred to as quota control, it is a method of selecting subjects for a study. The subjects are already chosen for specific characteristics such as age, sex, education, etc. The quota sampling assures the proper proportion of these traits in the group.

QUOTA SAMPLING: "Quota sampling eliminated about 15 percent of the subjects right away."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "QUOTA SAMPLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/quota-sampling/ (accessed October 20, 2021).