What are the ‘Canvasser’ method and ‘householder’ method of enumeration?

‘Canvasser’ and the ‘Householder’ methods are the two recognised methods of census enumeration.

Under the ‘Canvasser’ method the enumerator approaches every household and records the answer on the schedules himself after ascertaining the particulars from the head of the household or other knowledgeable persons in the  This is followed in India.
Under the ‘householder’ method the enumerator …

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