New Methodology: a hybrid census to generate spatially disaggregated population estimates

16 March 2019
Author: UNFPA

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This technical brief provides information about the method and potential of the hybrid census, where traditional census data are combined with the newest geospatial technology. It aims to help optimize the accuracy of population data in countries or territories with hard-to-reach areas, where traditional enumeration is challenging.

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