Estimation methods for sizing hidden populations, specifically the illegal migrant population

Crime and delinquency / Informal economy

Estimation methods for sizing hidden populations, specifically the illegal migrant population

Summary

This report gives an overview of methods that can generally be used to make inferences about the size of hidden populations. More particularly the suitability of the methods is discussed to determine the size of populations of illegal foreigners and the sizes of subpopulations of these groups, for instance by nationality or by place of residence.

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Author(s):
Sikkel, D., Heijden, P.G.M. van der, Gils, G. van
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
Sixtat
Year of publication:
2006
Series:
Onderzoek en beleid 243