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Source Information

Bangladesh


Last updated on IDB: August 2016
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1981 census 1981 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 2011 census 2011 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 1
Fertility 2011-2014 survey 2014 Direct estimate of total fertility rate. 2
Mortality 2011 derived estimate 2011 Official (IGME) direct infant mortality estimates and Coale-Demeny South model life tables. 3
Migration 2011 census 2011 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths), registered migrants, and statistics from major destination countries. 1, 4, 5

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 United Nations Statistics Division. 2016. United Nations Statistical Division Demographic Statistics. Accessed 5/12/16 at <http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=POP&f=tableCode%3A22>.
2 National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT), Mitra and Associates, and ICF International. 2016. Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2014. Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: NIPORT, Mitra and Associates, and ICF International. Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2014. Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: NIPORT, Mitra and Associates, and ICF International.
3 Inter-Agency Group for Mortality Estimation (IGME). 2016. Child Mortality Estimates CME Info. <www.childmortality.org>.
4 Bangladesh Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training. 2016. Statistical Reports. Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Employment. Accessed 5/17/16 at <http://www.bmet.org.bd/BMET/stattisticalDataAction>.
5 Migration Policy Institute. 2010. MPI Data Hub. Accessed 3/8/2010 at <http://www.migrationinformation.org/DataHub/countrydata/data.cfm>.

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