Posts tagged census
Valuation of the New Zealand Census

New Zealand has conducted its census since 1851, providing a vital source of data about the size and demographics of the country’s population. A valuation of the census was performed in 2014. Even though the scope was limited to a select number of quantifiable applications, the study found that the census would return New Zealand (NZ) $5 to the national economy over the next 25 years for every NZ$1 invested.

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Improved data governance leads to better economic outcomes for Philippine citizens

In 2013, the Philippines Government enacted legislation that merged four existing data-producing agencies into one comprehensive Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). This group has improved the timeliness of national and regional accounts, opened up national statistical data, innovated the way the Philippines conducts household surveys and censuses to enable geotagging and geospatial analytics, and is now coordinating a new national identification system.

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