Geography

What is meant by Census?


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 A census is an official enumeration of population done periodically. In India the first census was held in the year 1872.

• The census of India provides us with information regarding the population of our country. The data provided by the census cover below three major questions about the population:
→ Population size and distribution
→ Population growth and processes of population change
→ Characteristics or qualities of the population.
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