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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: June 2012
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1987 census 1987 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality, smoothed, and moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2008 census 2008 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2010 vital registration 2010 Registered births adjusted for underreporting. 3
Mortality 2010 vital registration 2010 Total and infant registered deaths by sex adjusted for underreporting. 4
Migration 2010 refugee statistics 2010 Based on UNHCR estimates of populations of concern and statistics from major destination countries. 5,6,7

Ref. No. Citations
1 Republique Algerienne Democratique et Populaire, Office National des Statistiques. 1989. Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habitat: 1987; Donnees Synthetiques. Serie Analyses. Vol. 1. Alger.
2 Office National Des Statistiques. 2009. "Résultats Du Recensement Général De La Population et De L'Habitat 2008 (Ménages Ordinaires et Collectifs)." <http://www.ons.dz/collections/>.
3 Office National Des Statistiques. n.d. " Index of /IMG." <http://www.ons.dz/IMG/pdf/tableau1.pdf>.
4 Office National des Statistiques. n.d. "Demographie Algerienne 2010." <http://www.ons.dz/-Demographie-.html>.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 2012. Statistical Online Population Database. <http://www.who.int/globalatlas/loginmanagement/autologins/UNHCR_Pop_login.asp>.
6 Eurostat. 2012. "Database." <http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/population/data/database>.
7 U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 2010. Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2009.

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