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Source Information

Barbados


Last updated on IDB: December 2008
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1980 census 1980 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with fertility and mortality, smoothed, and moved to midyear. 3

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2000 census 2000 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 5
Fertility 2002 vital registration 2002 Total registered births. 1
Mortality 2002 vital registration 2002 Total and infant registered deaths used with adjustment. 2
Migration 1996 administrative data 1996 Net migration estimated using destination country statistics. 4
Latest HIV prevalence data 2003 HIV surveillance 2003 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 6
Latest HIV ARV data X X X Antiretroviral coverage data not used in modeling.
X - not applicable.

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 United Nations Statistics Division. 2003. 2001 Demographic Yearbook. New York: United Nations.
2 United Nations Statistics Division. 2008. Population and Vital Statistics Report. New York: United Nations.
3 Barbados Statistical Service. 1985. The 1980-81 Population Census of the Commonwealth of the Caribbean. Barbados.
4 U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Various years. Yearbook of Immigration Statistics. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Immigration Statistics.
5 Caribbean Community Secretariat, Statistics Sub-Programme. 2008. Women and Men in the Caribbean Community Facts and Figures 1998 - 2005.
6 Barbados Ministry of Health. 2003. The Barbados Ministry of Health HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report. October to December.

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