Population projection

Population projection, in the field of demography, is an estimate of a future population.

In contrast with intercensal estimates and censuses, which usually involve some sort of field data gathering, projections usually involve mathematical models based only on pre-existing data may be made by a governmental organization, or by those unaffiliated with a government.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Directorate, OECD Statistics. "OECD Glossary of Statistical Terms – Population projections Definition". stats.oecd.org.
  2. ^ "Definition of INTERCENSAL". www.merriam-webster.com.