Results from the LFS time and cost study: CS11-616/85-73E-PDF

"The Labour Force Survey has historically undergone a redesign following each decennial census. A central issue in each redesign effort has been that of the allocation of the sample among the various stages of sampling. At stake in this issue are two considerations of survey and sample design which act at cross-purposes. They are: 1) reducing the variance of estimates obtained from the survey, which can generally be attained by dispersing the sample within strata; 2) reducing data collection costs, which calls for stronger clustering of the sample"--Introduction.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Results from the LFS time and cost study
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Number: CHSM 85-073E." "June 28, 1983."
Date 1983.
Number of Pages [58] p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-616/85-73E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-616 no. 85-73
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys