TITLE

Everybody Counts!

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/19/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 17, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of a census, an official count of every person who lives in a country. It states that every ten years, the U.S. polls its population. To get census data, a survey is mailed to every household which asks about people's ages, races and living conditions. The form should be mailed back to the government by April 1. Robert Groves, who is in charge of the census in the U.S. cites why officials want to count all residents in the country.
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