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Simple random sample pros and cons?

Each member has fair representation

-Outliers are included
-Costly (travel)


Cluster sample pros and cons?

Less costly

-Outliers included
Cluster may not be representative of total population


Systematic sample pros and cons?

Tends to be unbiased
Can be done autonomously

-nth item may coincide with faulty pattern
-decimals are rounded, so sample is not fully accurate


Stratified sample pros and cons?

Size of each sample is in proportion to size of each strata within population



Quota sample pros and cons?

Number of people picked from strata is random

-Choosing number of members is not random (biased)