NEW METHOD FOR 2010 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS OF TURKEY Considerations about data quality and coverage TURKISH STATISTICAL INSTITUTE TurkStat. May 2008. CONTENTS. 1 . Background. 2 . Method of Establishing the ABPRS. 3 . Method for Increasing Coverage of ABPRS.
Considerations about data quality and coverage
TURKISH STATISTICAL INSTITUTE
2. Method of Establishing the ABPRS
3. Method for Increasing Coverage of ABPRS
4. Basic Results of ABPRS
5. Plans for 2010 Census
constitute the legal base of the study.
Population Services Law charged;
National Address Database
Turkish citizens living in abroad
MATCHING foreign citizens and addresses in the NAD by using passport numbers
MATCHING the information in MERNIS and addresses in the NAD by using the Turkish Republic identification numbers
How The System Was Established?
Field application for collecting information on usual residence addresses
Checking the usual residence addresses from the address lists at the offices of the head of the quarters (or head of the villages)
Data entry and matching the information with MERNIS
1- Controller follow up form for monitoring each step of field work: visited dwellings, result of interview, number of form given to data processing and office, etc. carried out by enumerators (enumeration area)
evaluated by controllers, supervisors and regional offices
2- Daily and weekly reports derived from data entry: Number of visited dwellings, results of interview, reasons for not interview, number of persons counted, number of persons not matched with MERNIS
evaluated by supervisors, regional and central organizations of TurkStat.
1-Content error; Inconsistent information listed weekly and sent to regional offices.
(a)- Comparison with other administrative records
were matched with ABPRS to define undercovered persons.
(b)- Computer Assisted Telephone Interview System
were used to identify unregistered persons and their addresses through relatives (wife/husband, children, mother/father, sister/brother) of the persons.
(c)- Unregistered people were called if phone number available and also informed through SMS message and advertisement campaign.
First resultsrefering December 31, 2007based on the new system were announced to the public on January 21, 2008. The results of the system will be announced annually.
All information is available on the web site (www.turkstat.gov.tr)
Population: 70 586 256
a)- Information of ABPRS will be improved:
b)- In 2010 census it is planned to apply two questionnaires