Population without double counting is an English translation of the
French phrase Population sans doubles comptes.
In France, for the purposes of the census, the
INSEE has defined
several population indicators that allow people who live in more than
one place to be counted in each place, to study and keep count of
population movement. So each commune in
1 How it is measured 2 Statistical view 3 Legal aspects 4 Notes and references 5 External links
How it is measured
The population figures of
All of the 65,585,857 people (as of 1 January 2013) who reside in
France, including 33,817,227 women and 31,768,630 men which is 235,676
more people than January 1 , 2012. This is the defenition used most
frequently, especially by
INSEE for censuses that count all people
residing in France, regardless of their nationality. French is the
demonym of France, that is to say that people who live in
Statistical view The figures given by INSEE for a particular commune are :
Population municipale a count of the people who live in a house, flat etc. in the commune Population comptée à part those living in a collective or temporary manner (e.g. prisoners, soldiers, hospital patients, nuns, monks) Population totale the sum of population municipale and population comptée à part Doubles comptes a sub-division of population comptée à part, comprising those who have a second residence in another commune and are already counted in that commune's population municipale Population sans doubles comptes the population totale minus the doubles comptes
The population sans doubles comptes is therefore always no smaller
than the population municipale and no larger than the population
To evaluate the population properly, one should use the population
sans doubles comptes.
Since 1999, places with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants have had a
census every five years, with one-fifth of the places each year being
subject to census.
Since 2004, places with 10,000 inhabitants or more have an annual
census of a sample 8% of the population. This is carried out in
January and February. A census collector leaves a questionnaire and
collects it at a later date. Since this time,
population municipale and population sans doubles comptes have had the
^ a b c "Population de la Commune", Code géneral des collectives territoriales (in French), retrieved 2009-04-14
Les définitions officielles sur le site de l'
INSEE (in French),
archived from the original on 2007-11-02 The official
definitions on the
Pour comprendre le recensement de la population (in French), Insee
Méthodes., May 2005 Understanding the census.
l'histoire du recensement (PDF) (in French) The history of the
Glossaire (PDF) (in French) Glossary.
Les données du dernier recensement (in French), archived from the
original on 2011-02-24 The results of the last (1999) census.
Population en chiffres (in French), archived from the original on
2008-03-05 Population, a page per view.
Population des communes de