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Census Vs sampling

In what type of situation is conducting a census more likely than sampling?

When is sampling more appropriate than taking a census? Please provide a quality answer backed up with external sources.

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In what type of situation is conducting a census more likely than sampling?

When is sampling more appropriate than taking a census? Please provide a quality answer backed up with external sources.
Meaning of Census:
Census means the process of acquiring and recording information systematically about the members of the population. Census is used by Governmental agencies to obtain various information about the population.
When the census is used?
1. When the size of the population is small and it is possible to collect the information within the ...

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The answer contains meaning of census and sampling and also when census and sampling can be used.

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