Census ~ Privacy ~ A history of the current practice

In the past, empires and nations often took regular censuses. From Babylon to China to India to Russia, governments needed to tax people and conscript soldiers, so they counted men. The practice of using data from a census to inform and direct policy—How much can the government spend on new roads or ships? Will the military have enough resources for war?—still exists today.

 

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PRIVACY & THE CENSUS

 

 


 

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