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Demographic Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean 2021. The 2020 round of population and housing censuses in Latin America and the Caribbean amid the pandemic: Regional overview and pressing challenges

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Demographic Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean 2021. The 2020 round of population and housing censuses in Latin America and the Caribbean amid the pandemic: Regional overview and pressing challenges

Corporate author: NU. CEPAL Physical Description: 75 p. Editorial: ECLAC Date: June 2022 ECLAC symbol: LC/PUB.2021/19-P ISBN: 9789211220810

Description

This edition of the Demographic Observatory analyses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the population and housing censuses of the countries of the region, based on information available until October 2021, seeking to identify possible areas of action to obtain relevant information in support of policies and programmes aimed at overcoming the difficulties caused by the pandemic, and measure the effects of the crisis on the population.

Table of contents

Presentación .-- Introducción .-- I. Los censos de población y vivienda en el contexto del COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe .-- II. Los censos de la ronda de 2020 en los países de América Latina .-- III. Inclusión de preguntas y ajustes conceptuales en los censos de la ronda de 2020 .-- IV. Diseño e implementación de los cuestionarios electrónicos de los censos (eCensos) en América Latina.-- V. Conclusiones.