Unearthing the Recent Past: Digitising and Understanding Statistical Information from Census Tables

@inproceedings{Clausner2017UnearthingTR,
  title={Unearthing the Recent Past: Digitising and Understanding Statistical Information from Census Tables},
  author={Christian Clausner and Justin Hayes and Apostolos Antonacopoulos and Stefan Pletschacher},
  booktitle={DATeCH},
  year={2017}
}
Censuses comprise a wealth of information at a large (national) scale that allow governments (who commission them) and the public to have a detailed snapshot of how people live (geographical distribution and characteristics). In addition to underpinning socio-economic research, the study of historical Census statistics provides a unique opportunity to understand several characteristics in a country and its heritage. This paper presents an overview of a complete account of the background… CONTINUE READING