Definition: Capturing

Population censuses

Process by which collected data are imported into a form suitable for further processing (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/881).

Process by which collected data are put into a machine-readable form (Commission Regulation (EU) No 1151/2010).
European Union, Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/881 of 23 May 2017 implementing Regulation (EC) No 763/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on population and housing censuses, as regards the modalities and structure of the quality reports and the technical format for data transmission, and amending Regulation (EU) No 1151/2010 (Official Journal of the European Union No L 135, 24.5.2017, p. 6 - 14)

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