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Answers to questions about censuses
What is a Census?
What kind of Census was the one on 29 April 2001?
Why do we need a Census?
Who wants the facts and figures?
Who has to be counted?
Who takes the Census?
How often is a Census held?
How is a Census carried out?
When are the forms delivered?
How are the forms collected?
Where do the forms go?
What happens to the forms?
Does a household have to fill in the form?
What does the Census cost?
Who gets to see the information I give?
So it's all kept secret?
Can anyone be identified from the statistics?
Does it take long to fill in the questions?
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