Definition: Administrative population
Set of units that an administrative source is meant to cover, as defined by the relevant administrative regulation. This population may or may not correspond exactly to a given target population.
European Statistical System (ESS), "Admin Data Glossary. Definitions adopted for certain terms related to the use of administrative data for producing business statistics", ESSnet Admin Data (Overview of MSs’ Existing Practices in the Uses of Administrative Data for Business Statistics), Deliverable 1.1, 2013