Category Archives: 2020 Census

Preparing for the 2020 Census: Choosing Data Collection and Processing Systems

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Written by John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau announced a major decision on the path to the 2020 Census. Since December 2014, we’ve been assessing whether to use commercial software products to collect and process data in the … Continue reading

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On the Road in New Mexico

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Written by: John H. Thompson Earlier this month I visited New Mexico to participate in the Census Bureau’s fifth tribal consultation meeting this year. These meetings are a key part of our preparations for the 2020 Census, and I’m grateful to the … Continue reading

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Releasing the 2020 Census Operational Plan to Congress and Our Valued Stakeholders

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Written by: John H. Thompson On November 3, I presented the Census Bureau’s operational plan for the 2020 Census – the blueprint by which we’ll conduct the next census – to Congress and the public. I was excited to tell … Continue reading

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World Statistics Day 2015: Better Data. Better Lives.

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Written by: John H. Thompson The United Nations General Assembly designated October 20, 2015 as the second-ever World Statistics Day to highlight the many achievements of national statistical systems across the globe. The U.S. government has a long history of … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Input from Tribal Leaders for 2020 Census

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today, Census Bureau officials are meeting with representatives from the Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes in Minnesota to discuss issues that affect American Indian and Alaska Native communities (AIAN) ahead of the 2020 Census. This … Continue reading

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