This memorandum releases to the public a planning document, originally finalized in 2019 as an internal document. It provides the design of the Post-Enumeration Survey (PES) to measure the coverage of the 2020 Census. We are publishing this now to provide background for the upcoming release of the first results from the PES.
The 2020 Census Memorandum Series documents significant decisions, actions, and accomplishments of the 2020 Census Program for the purpose of informing stakeholders, coordinating interdivisional efforts, and documenting important historical changes.
A memorandum generally will be added to this series for any decision or documentation that meets the following criteria:
Visit 2020census.gov to access the Memorandum Series, the 2020 Census Operational Plan, and other information about preparations for the 2020 Census.
Others in Series
Memorandum 2022.04: Forms Printing and Distribution Operation updates
This memorandum documents updates that have been made to the Forms Printing and Distribution (FPD) operation since the release of the detailed operational plan.
Memorandum 2022.05: Release of the 2020 Census Operational Plan v5.0
This memorandum documents the release of version 5.0 of the 2020 Census Operational Plan.
Memorandum 2022.07: Data Products and Dissemination Operation Updates
This memorandum documents specific updates made to the Data Products and Dissemination operation (DPD) since the release of the Detailed Operational Plan.