Tips on using census results

Dernière mise à jour le : 07/02/2017

A renovated population census

Society is changing quickly and to understand those changes better, the census method has been updated. Thanks to this new method, regular, recent information is produced each year.

other aim of this renovation was to adapt the questionnaires and certain concepts in order to gain a better insight into current economic and social realities, and to take better account of international guidelines.

This modernisation has implied changes that call for some appropriate user guidelines.

A memo provides a summary of all the changes that have been made along with some guidelines for users.

Themed information sheets

To go into more detail, the following information sheets provide a theme-by-theme presentation of the main changes that have been made and the reasons behind them, as well as tips on how to use and interpret statistical results.