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Source Information


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 1976 census 1976 Stable population using estimated fertility and mortality set to be consistent with census 1976. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2005 census 2005 Census population totals by sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2013 survey 2014 Average of direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates from survey for 0-4 and 5-9 years before the survey. 3
Mortality 2014 survey 2018 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality, by sex, for the 10 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny North model life tables. 4
Migration 2019 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

Ref. No. Citations
1 Ministère de l'Economie et du Plan, Direction de la Statistique et de la Comptabilité Nationale, Bureau Central du Recensement. 1978. Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habitat d'Avril 1976. Volume II. Yaoundé.
2 United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. Population and Vital Statistics Reports, Statistical Papers, Series A, Volume LXIV (January) <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/vitstats/Sets/Series_A_2012.pdf>.
3 Institut National de la Statistique et de L'analyse Economic, 2015, Benin. 2016. Enquete par Grappas a Indicateurs Multiples 2014, Rapport Final, Cotonou, Benin.
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 2/2019. <http://aidsinfo.unaids.org/>.
7 Spectrum file provided by Ugandan Cameroonian National AIDS Control Committee.

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