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Source Information

Bolivia


Last updated on IDB: December 2008
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1992 census 1992 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 2001 census 2001 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2001-03 survey 2003 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 1988-98 survey 1998 Age-specific death rates based on deaths over age 5 reported in the 1992 census, indirect estimates of under-5 mortality from the survey, and Coale-Demeny South model life tables. Direct estimates of infant and child mortality from the 2003 Demographic and Health Survey also considered. 4, 1, 3
Migration 1992-2001 census 2001 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 1992. Bolivia: Censo Nacional de Poblacíon y Vivienda 1992. La Paz.
2 Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2001. Bolivia: Poblacíon por Sexo según Grupos Quinquenales de Edad y Edades Simples, 2001. La Paz.
3 Ministerio de Desarrollo Sostenible y Medio Ambiente Secretaría Nacional de Planificación, República de Bolivia. 2003. Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2003. La Paz: ORC Macro and Instituto Nacional de Estadística.
4 Ministerio de Desarrollo Sostenible y Medio Ambiente Secretaría Nacional de Planificación, República de Bolivia. 1998. Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 1998. La Paz: ORC Macro and Instituto Nacional de Estadística.

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