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Source Information

Benin


Last updated on IDB: December 2019
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1979 census 1979 Census population adjusted under age 10 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 2013 census 2013 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2015-17 survey 2017-18 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2014 survey 2018 Direct estimates of infant mortality for 10 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 4
Migration 2017 refugee statistics 2019 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2018 derived estimate 2018 HIV incidence is from the UNAIDS AIDS Info database 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2018 official estimate 2018 Official estimates and projections to 2020 reported to the World Health Organization. 7

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Institut National de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Economique. 1986. Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat. Cotonou.
2 Institut National de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Economique. Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat 2013. Cotonou.
3 Institut National de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Économique (INSAE) and ICF. 2019. République Du Bénin Ciquième Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Bénin (EDSB-V) 2017-2018. Cotonou, Bénin: INSAE/Benin and ICF. <http://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/FR350/FR350.pdf>.
4 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 2018 release of infant and child mortality estimates. <https://childmortality.org/>.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Population Statistics Database. Accessed 7/15/19 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.
6 UNAIDS database. Accessed 7/2019 at <http://aidsinfo.unaids.org/>.
7 Spectrum file provided by Republic of Benin National AIDS Committee.

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