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The advantages and limitations of Sampling over Census.

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Population and Sample
Population is a group of items, units or subjects which is under reference of study. In other words, population is the aggregate of units about which information is required in a study.
Sample is a part or fraction of a population selected on some basis. In other words, sample is a representative part of the population.
Example: Suppose 20 students are randomly selected from a college to study the general awareness of the students in that college. In this case, student in the college is the population and the 20 randomly selected students is the sample.
Census and Sampling
If information is collected from each and every unit of the population the method ...

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The solution of 440 words explains the advantages and limitations of sampling over census method. The various sources of primary and secondary data are also explained.

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