Definition: Observation register

Category: UN metadata terminology

Register established at some stage of execution of a statistical survey and serving either as a basis for aggregation and estimation procedures producing the immediate statistical results of the survey, or for storing the input object data for potential future reuse.
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), "Terminology on Statistical Metadata", Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies, No. 53, Geneva, 2000