Effective Estimation Strategy of Population Variance in Two-Phase Successive Sampling Under Random Non-response

  • G. N. Singh
  • M. KhalidEmail author
Original Article


In this paper, an attempt has been made to present the problem of estimation of current population variance in the presence of random non-response in two-occasion successive sampling under two-phase setup. The properties of the proposed estimation procedures are deeply examined with the assumption that numbers of sampling units follow a distribution owing to random non-response. The performances of the proposed estimators are compared with the estimators designated for the complete response situations. We have discussed the effectiveness of the proposed estimators through the results that are interpreted by empirical studies. Appropriate recommendations have been made to the survey practitioners/researchers for their real-life practical applications.


Successive sampling Random non-response Variance estimator Auxiliary variable Bias Mean square error 

Mathematics Subject Classification




Authors are thankful to the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, for providing financial and necessary infrastructural support to carry out the present research work. Authors are also thankful to the editorial board members and the reviewers for their valuable suggestions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of Technology (ISM)DhanbadIndia

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