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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: August 2017
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1973 census 1973 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 2014 census 2014 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2011 survey 2015-2016 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2013 derived estimate 2013 Indirect estimates of infant and child mortality informed by IGME. 4
Migration 2016 refugee statistics 2016 Estimates of flows derived from UNHCR and United Nations Population Division stock estimates. 5

Ref. No. Citations
1 Burma Immigration and Manpower Department. 1973. 1973 Population Census (Union Volume). Rangoon: Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma, Ministry of Home and Religious Affairs, Department of Immigration and Manpower.
2 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar. 2015. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. The Union Report. Census Report Volume 2. Department of Population - Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population - With technical assistance from UNFPA. May.
3 Ministry of Health and Sports, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 2016. Myanmar -- Demographic and Health Survey 2015-16. Key Indicators Report. The DHS Program - ICF International. Rockville, Maryland, USA.
4 United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 16 September 2015 release of infant and child mortality estimates.
5 United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). 2008-2016. UNHCR Statistical Yearbooks. Geneva.

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