posted on Mar, 25 2011 @ 06:17 PM
The world's oldest surviving census data comes from China. According to The Canadian Encyclopedia, China was the first to have a recorded census over
4000 years ago.
The word 'census' originates in ancient Rome from the Latin word 'censere' (meaning ‘estimate’). The census played a crucial role in the
administration of the Roman Empire, as it was used to determine taxes (see Censor (ancient Rome)). With few interruptions, it was usually carried out
every five years. It provided a register of citizens and their property from which their duties and privileges could be listed. It is said to have
been instituted by the Roman king Servius Tullius in the 6th century BC,at which time the number of arms-bearing citizens was counted at 80,000
The most famous census in medieval Europe is the Domesday Book, undertaken in 1086 by William I of England so that he could properly tax the land he
had recently conquered.
The first Icelandic census took place in 1703, following upon the first Danish census of 1700–1701. Further censuses were carried out in 1801, 1845
In my opinion the census conspiracy doesn't work, there is no need to be worried about the data you give, i have census data of my family taken in
the 1800's, its what family history websites use. They have been taking a census for thousands of years, its not part of a NWO super conspiracy to
weed out the smart people