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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: August 2017
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1981 census 1981 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 2011 census 2011 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2011 census 2011 Adjusted direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 2
Mortality 2010 official estimate 2010 Official estimates of infant and under-5 mortality and Coale-Demeny North model life tables. 3
Migration 2001-2011 census 2011 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2
Latest HIV prevalence data 2011 HIV surveillance 2011 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. Calibrated based on 2013 Botswana AIDS Impact Survey (BAIS IV). 4, 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2015 administrative data 2015 Country reported data. 5

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Statistics Office. 1983. 1981 Population and Housing Census: Census Administrative/Technical Report and National Statistical Tables. Gaborone.
2 Statistics Botswana. 2015. Population and Housing Census 2011: National Statistical Tables.
3 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 16 September 2015 release of infant and child mortality estimates.
4 Department of AIDS Prevention and Care, Botswana Ministry of Health. 2011. Botswana 2011 Second Generation HIV/AIDS Surveillance.
5 Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Spectrum File, 2016.
6 Statistics Botswana. 2013. Preliminary Results. Botswana AIDS Impact Survey IV (BAIS IV), 2013.

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