Estimating populations using census data

An International Workshop on Population Projections using Census Data will be arranged on 14-16 January in Beijing, China

DESA’s Statistics Division, in collaboration with China National Bureau of Statistics, is organizing the workshop with the aim to strengthen the technical capacity of National Statistical Offices of Asian countries to generate national population projections from census data.

Twelve Asian countries are invited to participate and the event will cover topics including assessing quality of census data; determining appropriate levels of fertility, mortality and migration; and techniques on making national population projections.

The International Workshop will be followed by a National workshop on 17-18 January, to be attended by representatives from provincial-level statistics offices in China and with a focus on techniques for making sub-national and sectoral population projections.

For more information:
Calendar of Events of the Statistics Division

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