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Last updated on IDB: June 2012
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1984 census 1984 Stable population using estimated fertility and mortality for 1940. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2007 census 2007 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2006 survey 2011 Average of direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates from the 2011 DHS for 0-4 and 5-9 years before the survey. 3
Mortality 2006 survey 2011 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality, by sex, for the 10 years prior to the 2011 DHS survey and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 3
Migration 2010 refugee statistics 2010 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 4
Latest HIV prevalence data 2009 HIV surveillance 2009 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. Calibrated based on 2005 Demographic and Health Survey. 5
Latest HIV ARV data 2010 official estimate 2010 World Health Organization. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Ethiopia Office of the Population and Housing Census Commission. 1987. Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia, 1984. Addis Ababa.
2 Population Census Commission, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. 2008. Summary and Statistical Report of the 2007 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia, Population Size by Age and Sex. Addis Ababa.
3 Central Statistical Agency [Ethiopia] and ICF International. 2012. Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey 2011. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Calverton, Maryland, USA: Central Statistical Agency and ICF International.
4 UNHCR. 2011. Statistical Online Population Database. <>.
5 Federal Ministry of Health, 2011. Report on the 2009 Round Antenatal Care Sentinel HIV Surveillance in Ethiopia, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Federal Ministry of Health. Addis Ababa.
6 World Health Organization. 2010. Towards Universal Access: Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector: Progress Report 2010. Geneva.

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