Five Census Myths (Part 4)

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Continuing our look at common myths of the US Census, demographer and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution William Frey shares myth number four today.


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Comments [2]

John Celardo from Fanwood, NJ

I used to work for the National Archives (across the street from you) and frequently did talks to genealogy groups about using Federal census information. By reducing the amount of information collected in the Census, we are doing serious damage to future researchers.

Mar. 04 2010 12:01 PM

The UK govt are considering no longer carrying out a census after the next one in 2011. The view is that there are other, better ways of collecting the data going forward.

Mar. 04 2010 11:58 AM

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