Terms used in official statistics

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Purposive sampling


Non-random sampling technique consisting in that the researcher indicates the population units that will be included in the sample, based on his knowledge of the population (eg, choosing a city to carry out primary elections, which according to the researcher's knowledge is a miniature of the country).

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Programowania, Koordynacji Badań i Rejestrów