The ABS is exploring whether and how to ask questions on gender, sexual orientation, and variations of sex characteristics.
Many countries in West Africa do not have up to date census surveys.
A lack of data prevents governments and agri-food organizations from knowing what kinds of supports should be provided to reinvigorate Indigenous agricultural economies.
More than half of us are either born overseas or have a parent who was born overseas.
The latest findings add to the understanding of how social disadvantage such as poverty and low-quality, unsafe housing can affect early child development.
Census is a huge scientific responsibility that requires a high level of preparedness, transparency and quality assurance.
Data collection has been used as a weapon against LGBTQ+ communities.
Census data is kept under seal for a century. The 1921 records will be the last we see until 2052.
Switching web service providers and providing almost $40 million from the federal budget means the census 2021 website should be safe from crashing at the crucial time this evening.
Ghana’s latest population census offers a window into the contested terrain of population statistics.
Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.
Because of the pandemic, we know less about the shape and size of our society than we have for decades.
Who can see your information and why is it important to take part?
When voters in November pick among the candidates for state legislatures, they are choosing the people who will make the new electoral maps for congressional elections.
An accurate census requires good data in and good data out. With the 2020 census, the US has unprecedented challenges with both.
Extreme weather events prompt people to move, a trend that could accelerate in a warming climate. But the ability to migrate internally in the US depends largely on economic status.
Black and immigrant communities in Canada are more vulnerable to COVID-19.
For most of the past five decades, income inequality has been higher in rural counties than in urban areas. Now, urban areas are catching up.
It’s important to strike a balance between protecting Americans’ privacy and having accurate statistics for governments and businesses to make data-based decisions.
Collecting census data online creates new risks to the accuracy and integrity of the information. Here’s what to be aware of.