Introduction to sample design and estimation in social surveys

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One day
Organiser
Learning Academy
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Newport, Titchfield

Description:

This classroom-based session explores aspects of sampling and estimation that are particularly applicable to social (household) surveys.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:

  • the use of sampling frames
  • sample design and different sampling methods
  • estimation of simple statistics under various designs and their associated standard errors and confidence intervals
  • the use of weights

How to book:

These courses are provided depending on demand. If you would like access to this course, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact:

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk

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