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Source Information

Colombia


Last updated on IDB: June 2009
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1973 census 1973 Census population adjusted for difference between dejure and defacto definitions 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 2005 census 2005 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2003-05 survey 2005 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2001-05 survey 2005 Direct estimates of infant mortality for the 5 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny South model life tables. 3
Migration 2006 administrative data 2006 Based on statistics from major destination countries. 4

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica. 1980. XIV Censo Nacional de Poblacion y III de Vivienda, 24 de octubre 1973. Bogota.
2 Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica. 2006. Table 4.1. Población Total Censada, por Sexo, Según Grupos de Edad, Total Nacional 2005. Accessed 10/3/07 at <http://www.dane.gov.co/censo/>.
3 Asociacion Probienestar de la Familia Colombiana Profamilia. 2005. Salud Sexual y Reproductiva en Colombia, Encuesta Nacional de Demografia y Salud 2005. Bogota.
4 Migration Policy Institute. 2009. Canada, Germany and United States: Stock of Foreign-born Population by Country of Birth, various years, 1991 to 2006 and Canada and United States: Inflow of Foreign-born Population by Country of Birth, 1990 to 2004. Accessed 3/19/09 at <http://www.migrationinformation.org/datahub/countrydata/data.cfm>.

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