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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: September 2018
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 to be consistent with 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 2010 census 2010 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2010 census 2010 Indirect estimates of age-specific and total fertility rates. Results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2015-16 were also considered. 2, 6
Mortality 2016 vital registration 2016 Official estimates of infant mortality and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 3
Migration 2016 refugee statistics 2016 Based on estimates of refugee stocks and flows. 4
Latest HIV prevalence data 2016 HIV surveillance 2016 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 5
Latest HIV ARV data 2016 administrative data 2016 Antiretroviral coverage data. 5

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Statistical Office. 1982. Belize 1980 Population Census: Summary Report. Belize.
2 The Statistical Institute of Belize. 2013. "National Population and Housing Census Country Report 2010." Statistical Institute, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. Belize.
3 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 19 October 2017 release of infant and child mortality estimates. Accessed 3/20/18 at <http://www.childmortality.org/>.
4 UNHCR. 2002-2016. UNHCR Statistical Year Books. Accessed 4/13/18 at <http://www.unhcr.org/en-us/statistics/country/59b294387/unhcr-statistical-yearbook-2015-15th-edition.html>.
5 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum file.
6 Statistical Institute of Belize and UNICEF Belize. 2017. Belize Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, 2015-2016. Belmopan, Belize.Belize Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, 2015-2016,

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