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Last updated on IDB: June 2011
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1980 census 1980 Census adjusted to be consistent with fertility and mortality 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 2003 census 2003 Census population totals by sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 1994-96 survey 1996 Indirect estimates of age-specific and total fertility rates. 3
Mortality 1988-96 survey 1996 Indirect estimates of infant and child mortality and Coale-Demeny East model life tables. 3
Migration 1980-1991 census 1991 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 1,4

Ref. No. Citations
1 Comoros Direction de la Statistique. 1984. Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habitat: 15 Septembre 1980. Vol. 1. Caracteristique Demographiques et Mouvements de la Population. Moroni.
2 United Nations. 2008. United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2008. <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2008/Table03.pdf>.
3 Mondoha, Kassim A., Juan Schoemaker and Monique Barrere. 1997. Enquete Demographique et de Sante Comores 1996. Moroni, Comores: Centre National de Documentation et de Recherche Scientifique and Calverton, Maryland: Macro International Inc.
4 Commissariat General au Plan et au Developpment. 1996. Recensement General de la Population et de Habitat de 1991. Volume II: Analyse des Donne.

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