Usage examples for census

  1. Total accessions now number 247, 825. A better guide to the stocks of the Library is the estimate prepared in connection with the census of libraries being held this year. – Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year Ended 31 March 1958: Special Centennial Issue by J. O. Wilson and General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
  2. When Mr. Asquith learnt that women refused to be counted in the census, then at least she was convinced he must give in. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  3. I fully expect the 2080 census to show a Martian population on Earth more than double that of the home planet. – The Telenizer by Don Thompson