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Small area estimation for the 2011 Census in England and Wales

Baffour-Awuah, Bernard; Silva, Denise; Veiga, Alinne; Sexton, Christine; Brown, James J

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The use of model-based small area estimation for adjusting census results in the UK was first introduced in the 2001 Census. The aim was to obtain local level population estimates by age-sex groups, adjusted for the level of undercount that combined results from the Census and the Census Coverage Survey. A similar approach was adopted for the 2011 Census but with new features and this paper describes the work carried out to arrive at the chosen small area strategy. Simulation studies are used...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159577
Source: Statistical Journal of the IAOS
DOI: 10.3233/SJI-180427

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