What do you mean by 'Census'? After how many years is it prepared in India?

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What do you mean by ‘Census’? After how many years is it prepared in India?


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Its refers to the complete process of preparation, collection, compilation, evaluation, analysis and dissemination of data on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics of the population of a country.
Such information is fundamental for any geographic information system developed for socio-economic and often environmental analysis purposes.
In India, it is prepared once every 10 years.