Population Estimation and Projection: Methods for Marketing, Demographic, and Planning Personnel


This is a versatile guide through the complex issues of population estimation and projection. Raymondo begins with the distinction between population estimates and projections, proceeds to take the reader through the issues of basic demographic measures, sources of data, levels of geographic analysis, and the selection and application of methods of estimation and projection. He then provides sound practical advice on evaluating and choosing a method of population estimation or projection. The methods are clearly outlined with a discussion of the merits and limitations of each method, and full examples with realistic data are provided for the key methodologies. The book concludes with a practical discussion on evaluating and choosing particular methods of estimation and projection.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992


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