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According to the last census, this is one of the fastest growing groups in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some town records kept rough census figures that also became a part of his book. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)An opportunity was missed here to explore a different history through the census records. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The bulk of them came after the last census. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For the first time the national census of 2001 asked a question about religious allegiance. Christianity Today (2000)The Archives also has battalion war diaries and census records. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They lag behind - census data measures population composition once a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I also happen to like studying the information the census has provided over the decades. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To dig further, search for deeds, census records and maps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first federal census in 1790 recorded that there were 3.9 million people in the country. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Some 850,000 migrants in the last census admitted they cannot speak English well or at all. The Sun (2014)Figures from the national census, released last week, put an intriguing spin on the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was the week of the total eclipse, so the place was like Bethlehem at census time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The study, based on census and survey data, takes into account the impact of migration and the ages of different religious populations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: census /ˈsɛnsəs/ NOUN
A census is an official survey of the population of a country.
...a detailed assessment of the latest census.
- American English: census
- Arabic: إِحْصَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: censo
- Chinese: 人口普查
- Croatian: popis stanovništva
- Czech: sčítání lidu
- Danish: folketælling
- Dutch: census
- European Spanish: censo
- Finnish: väestönlaskenta
- French: recensement
- German: Volkszählung
- Greek: απογραφή πληθυσμού
- Italian: censimento
- Japanese: 国勢調査
- Korean: 인구 조사
- Norwegian: folketelling
- Polish: spis ludności
- European Portuguese: recenseamento
- Romanian: recensământ
- Russian: перепись населения
- Spanish: censo
- Swedish: folkräkning
- Thai: การสำรวจจำนวนประชากร
- Turkish: nüfus sayımı
- Ukrainian: перепис населення
- Vietnamese: cuộc điều tra dân số
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