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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: June 2010
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1989 census 1989 Census population moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2001 census 2001 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2007 vital registration 2007 Registered births by age of mother adjusted for underreporting. 3
Mortality 2007 vital registration 2007 Total and infant registered deaths adjusted for underreporting of infant deaths. 3
Migration 1989-2001 census 2001 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). Trend based on administrative data and derived estimates adjusted to the intercensal level. 2, 4, 5, 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Directory of Statistics. 1991. Population and Housing Census 1989. Tirane.
2 Albania Institute of Statistics. 2001. Population Census 2001: Results. Accessed 5/11/2010 at <http://www.instat.gov.al/repoba/english/default_english.htm>.
3 Albania Institute of Statistics. n.d. Births and Deaths Data. Accessed under Social Indicators Section 5/11/2010 at <http://www.instat.gov.al/>.
4 Institute of Statistics of Albania. 2004. "Migration in Albania." Population and Housing Census 2001. Tirane: Institute of Statistics of Albania.
5 King, Russel. 2003. "Across the Sea and Over the Mountains: Documenting Albanian Migration," Scottish Geographical Journal 119(3): 283-309.
6 Piperno, Flavia. 2002. "From Albania to Italy: Formation and Basic Features of a Binational Migration System." Background paper for the CEME-CeSPI research mission in Italy and Albania.

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