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Last updated on IDB: June 2012
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1970 census 1970 Census population adjusted to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality as well as the 2010, 2000, and 1980 censuses, 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 Direct estimate of total fertility rate. Total registered births through 2009 also considered. 3
Mortality 2006 official estimate 2006 Official life tables by sex and single-year age groups to 79+. 4
Migration 2010 census 2010 Based on change in foreign born population from censuses and migration statistics from major destination countries. 5, 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 U.S. Bureau of the Census. 1981. Country Demographic Profiles Brazil. Washington, D.C.
2 United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. Demographic Yearbook (Population Censuses' Datasets). <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dybcensusdata.htm>.
3 Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2012. Population Census: Preliminary Results - Table 1. <http://www.ibge.gov.br/english/presidencia/noticias/noticia_visualiza.php?id_noticia=2018&id_pagina=1>. <http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pdf/FR77/00FrontMatter.pdf>.
4 Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Diretoria de Pesquisas, Coordenação de População e Indicadores Sociais. 2006. Estatísticas do Registro Civil 2006. <http://www.ibge.gov.br/english/estatistica/populacao/registrocivil/2006/default.shtm>.
5 Migration Policy Institute. 2012. Data Hub. <http://www.migrationinformation.org/datahub/countrydata/data.cfm>.
6 IPR Strategic Information Database. 2012. Lebanon Sent More Immigrants to Brazil. FACTIVA. April 29. <https://it011bcclnm.notes.census.gov/mail/goodk001.nsf/0/EAB4311CFC7F1D36852579F7005F1806/$File/News%20and%20Information%20from%20Factiva.html?OpenElement&FileName=News%20and%20Information%20from%20Factiva.html>.

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