This article needs additional citations for verification. (March 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Population projection, in the field of demography, is an estimate of a future population. In contrast with intercensal estimates and censuses, which usually involve some sort of field data gathering, projections usually involve mathematical models based only on pre-existing data may be made by a governmental organization, or by those unaffiliated with a government.
- Directorate, OECD Statistics. "OECD Glossary of Statistical Terms – Population projections Definition". stats.oecd.org.
- "Definition of INTERCENSAL". www.merriam-webster.com.
|This statistics-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|