Census test of enumeration in soup kitchens: CS11-613/90-6-PDF

Recensement d'essai des soupes populaires /

"One of the primary issues being addressed by Statistics Canada in planning for the 1991 Census is the improvement of coverage of the population. The homeless population was identified as a group which would potentially be missed by the 'regular' Census procedures. A working group was formed to consider the feasibility of enumerating the homeless as part of the 1991 Census. The group decided that a possible approach to take would be to supplement the existing procedures by enumerating persons at soup kitchens. (i.e., social service agencies which provide meals at little or no cost)"--p. 1.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Census test of enumeration in soup kitchens
Subtitle Recensement d'essai des soupes populaires /
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Working paper no. SSMD-90-006 B."
Date 1990.
Number of Pages 13, 15 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-613/90-6-PDF
Subject Terms Census, Questionnaires, Social programs, Homelessness