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GSR quota sampling guidance

Purpose:

To provide government analysts guidance for when and how to use quota sampling. The guidance has been presented and discussed at many events – most notably the GSS Methodology Advisory Committee and the GSS Conference – and the guidance has been improved based on comments received.

Target audience:

Producers of Official Statistics

Policy details

Metadata item Details
Version number:1.0
Mandatory or optional?

Mandatory

Effective date:1 April 2015
Next recommended review date:22 February 2019
Frequency of review:It is anticipated that the guidance will be reviewed and updated periodically, in response to experiences of using it as well as to reflect possible updates to the Code itself.
Primary contact:

gss@statistics.gov.uk

Author:Central Policy Secretariat
Commissioner:Karen Dunnell - National Statistician
Approver:Karen Dunnell - National Statistician
Date of approval:1 June 2016

Version history

Version Date Title Changes
1 January 1970
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