The national census as part of an integrated system

The new focus of the Federal population census has transformed it into the backbone of an integrated system for household and personal statistics (SHAPE), which combines the use of data from existing administrative registers and sample surveys on people and households. The content, method and organisation of the various surveys will be linked and coordinated with each other. SHAPE takes into account national and international requirements and lightens the burden on interviewees.

The different areas of the Federal population census are being linked to the following surveys which are already available to form a single system:

Contact

Swiss Federal Statistical Office Division of Population and Education
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel
Switzerland

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Tel.
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