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Congo (Kinshasa)

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 1974 census 1974 1974 administrative census totals by sex disaggregated using age distribution by sex from the 1970 administrative census. Population under age 10 adjusted to be consistent with fertility and mortality, and moved to midyear. 1, 2

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 1984 census 1984 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 3
Fertility 2011 survey 2013-14 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 4
Mortality 2010 survey 2013-14 Estimates of infant and child mortality rates based on direct estimates from 2013-14 DHS. 7
Migration 1993-2018 refugee statistics 1993-2018 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2017 HIV surveillance 2017 Demographic and Health Survey 2013/2014 HIV prevalence estimates; Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data from Spectrum file 4,6
Latest HIV ARV data 2018 official estimate 2018 Country estimates from Spectrum file 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Direction des Statistiques Démographiques et Sociales. 1978. Étude Socio-démographique de Kananga, 1974: Rapport Général Institut National de la Statistique (Zaire). Kinshasa.
2 Institut National de la Statistique. [1973?]. Recueil des Rapports et Totaux: Calculés à Partir des Résultats Officiels du Recensement de la Population de la R.D.C. en 1970. Kinshasa.
3 Institut National de la Statistique. 1991. Zaire: Un Apercu Demographique. Recensement Scientifique de la Population 1984. Kinshasa.
4 Ministère du Plan et Suivi de la Mise en oeuvre de la Révolution de la Modernité (MPSMRM), Ministère de la Santé Publique (MSP) et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé en République Démocratique du Congo 2013-2014. Rockville, Maryland, USA: MPSMRM, MSP et ICF International.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Population Statistics Database. Accessed 8/2019 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.
6 Spectrum file supplied by Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS
7 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 2018 release of infant and child mortality estimates. <https://childmortality.org/>.

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