Towards a register-based census in Oman

Al-Lawati, Ali and Soares Barbosa, Luís, "Towards a register-based census in Oman" 13th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV 2020), Online, 2020/09/23-25.

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    Author Al-Lawati, Ali
    Soares Barbosa, Luís
    Title Towards a register-based census in Oman
    Event Series International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV)
    Publication Date 2020-10
    Place of Publication New York
    Publisher ACM Press
    Pages 283-826
    Title of Event 13th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV 2020)
    Date of Event 2020/09/23-25
    Place of Event Online
    Language eng
    Abstract A national census is an official count of a country’s population that aims to motivate and measure sustainable development. Traditionally, a census is a cumbersome manual operation that involves distributing surveys to all households in the country through field agents or by mail. Recently, some countries have utilized voluntary electronic submissions in addition to the manual work to reduce costs and increase efficiency. However, an increasing number of countries are resorting to a register-based census that uses pre-existing official registers to derive its data. This paper describes Oman’s upcoming register-based census, e-Census 2020, and analyses it against the European Commission’s necessary conditions that facilitate a successful transition from a traditional to a register-based census.
    Keyword e-Census 2020
    register-based census
    Oman census
    population and housing census
    e-Census
    Copyright Holder ACM Press
    Copyright Year 2020
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 9781450376747
    DOI 10.1145/3428502.3428631
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