Document on guidelines for the processing, validation and consistency of census data

Document on guidelines for the processing, validation and consistency of census data

Biennium:
2020-2021
Coordinator
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Technical Secretariat
Population Division (CELADE) of ECLAC
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Members
Central Bureau of Statistics of Aruba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Boliva
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Ecuador
Instituto Nacional de Información de Desarrollo (INIDE) of Nicaragua
Dirección General de Estadística, Encuestas y Censos (DGEEC) of Paraguay
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Uruguay
Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas UNFPA
Objetives

General objective 

To strengthen the technical capacities of the national statistical offices in the census data processing, consistency and validation stages, within the framework of the preparation of the 2020 census round, as well as to promote coordination and cooperation among the countries of the region in this area.

Specific objectives 

  • To prepare a working document on the processing, validation and consistency of census data to be discussed with the countries of the region.
  • To hold a regional seminar to debate the guidelines and methodology proposed in the working document, and to share the experiences and good practices developed by the countries at this stage of the census round.
  • To prepare the final document on the processing, validation and consistency of census data, including the results, recommendations and agreements product of the regional seminar. 
  • To present and disseminate the final document on the processing, validation and consistency of
  • census data to all the countries of the region.