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Results of the Ubuntu Census Survey

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The Ubuntu Census Survey ran during the period from 16th of May to the 8th of June 2006, whereupon it was frozen for analysis.

The questionnaire
The Ubuntu Census Survey was based on a questionnaire consisting of 5 sections and a total of 65 questions. The 5 sections sought to get basic statistical data on the Ubuntu community members' personal profile, computer use and habits, previous F/OSS involvement, Ubuntu involvement and which channels of communication they use within the community.
The text of questionnaire can be found here.
Note that this is the text of the second version where a few unlucky phrasings had been changed and a few extra options have been added to some of the multiple response questions.

Analysis of the data
The survey attracted more than 330 responses of which around 290 were complete and valid. These responses were then processed and analyzed for presentation at the Ubuntu Developer's Summit where it unfortunately couldn't fit on the agenda. The prepared slides are instead available here:

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