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A population survey, better known as a census, entails the collection of each unit in the population. In sample survey information is collected from a subset of the population. The subset, or sample, needs to be selected carefully so that it is representative of the whole population and, if that requirement is met, statistics based on the sample are good estimators for the corresponding population parameters.

survey. Can be telephone survey or survey by personal interview.

The population is a group of interest, such as the people who filled out a recent survey about their age. The parameter is the descriptive measure of that population. So in this example, a parameter could be the average age of the people who filled out the survey.

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Random selection.

A census.

Any kind of information can be collected by a survey.

A sample! And the large group is called the population.

British Geological Survey's population is 800.

Annual Population Survey was created in 2005.

Current Population Survey was created in 1940.

The population of Norwegian Geological Survey is 225.

Albanian Geological Survey's population is 130.

It's not.

A population survey, better known as a census, entails the collection of each unit in the population. In sample survey information is collected from a subset of the population. The subset, or sample, needs to be selected carefully so that it is representative of the whole population and, if that requirement is met, statistics based on the sample are good estimators for the corresponding population parameters.

Statistics: Survey of an entire population, as opposed to a sample survey.