Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Census"

The meaning of "Census" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does census mean?
A: A census is a offical count of a population. So a traffic census would be a count of veichles in a specific area.
Q: What does "census date" in university settings mean?
A: A census date is the day when your university finalizes your enrollment.

Synonyms of "Census" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between census and survey ?
A: census is more about the population, survey is not specific.

Other questions about "Census"

Q: The 2020 Census is for Everyone!

1. The Census is mandatory.
2. Target of the survey: The 2020 Census is for everyone residing in Japan, including foreign nationals.

3. 20 Questions
4. Response time: 10 mins. (average for people living alone)

5. The Census materials and paper questionnaires will be hand-delivered to your home by census takers.

6. Respond Online: September 14th- October 7th, 2020

7. Respond by Paper Questionnaires: October 1st- October 7th, 2020

8. Responding to the Census questionnaire online is easy, safe and secure, energy efficient and eco-friendly.

9. The data obtained from the census is mainly used for policy evaluation and formulation to support social development. It is also used as basic information for Sustainable Development Coals(SDGs) that the entire international community works on.

10. Please look out for Census frauds and suspicious activity. does this sound natural?
A: × 2. Target of the survey: The 2020 Census is for everyone residing in Japan, including foreign nationals.
✓ 2. Target of the survey: The 2020 Census is for everyone residing in Japan, including foreign citizens.

× 3. 20 Questions
✓ 3. The survey contains 20 Questions.

× 4. Response time: 10 mins.
✓ 4. Estimated survey time: 10 mins.

× 6. Respond Online: September 14th- October 7th, 2020
✓ 6. Respond Online: September 14th - October 7th, 2020

× 7. Respond by Paper Questionnaires: October 1st- October 7th, 2020
✓ 7. Respond by Paper Questionnaires: October 1st - October 7th, 2020

× 8. Responding to the Census questionnaire online is easy, safe and secure, energy efficient and eco-friendly.
✓ 8. Responding to the Census questionnaire online is easy, safe and secure. It is energy efficient and eco-friendly.

× It is also used as basic information for Sustainable Development Coals(SDGs) that the entire international community works on.
✓ It is also used as basic information for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that the entire international community works on.

Q: The 2020 Census is for Everyone!

1. The Census is mandatory.
2. Target of the survey: The 2020 Census is for everyone residing in Japan, including foreign nationals.

3. 20 Questions
4. Response time: 10 mins. (average for people living alone)

5. The Census materials and paper questionnaires will be hand-delivered to your home by census takers.

6. Respond Online: September 14th- October 7th, 2020

7. Respond by Paper Questionnaires: October 1st- October 7th, 2020

8.
(1) The Goverment is committed to making the 2020 Census easy, safe and secure, energy efficient and eco-friendly with online responses.

or
(2)Responding to the Census questionnaire online is easy, safe and secure, energy efficient and eco-friendly.

which sounds natural to you (1) or (2)?

9. The date from the Census are key inputs for policy review and formulation to support the sustainable development of society. It is also used as basic information for "Sustainable Development Coals(SDGs)" that the entire international community works on.

10. Please look out for the Census frauds and suspicious investigations.
does this sound natural?
A: × It is also used as basic information for "Sustainable Development Coals(SDGs)" that the entire international community works on.
✓ It is also used as basic information for Sustainable Development Coals (SDGs) that the entire international community works on.

× 10. Please look out for the Census frauds and suspicious investigations.
✓ 10. Please look out for Census frauds and suspicious activity.

(2) Sounds more natural!

I was a bit confused by point 9.
Q: Latest national census proves that the age in which people marry becomes higher than before. does this sound natural?
Q: A national census is carried out every five years in Japan, and this year happens to be one of those years. Today, I got a call from an examiner - who's actually a member of the community committee - who encouraged me to use the computer instead of the conventional cumbersome oversized envelope. However, as soon as I logged into the census web site, I found a few security weaknesses with the sysytem. does this sound natural?
A: I found a few security weaknesses within the system.
Everything else is perfect!

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