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Source Information

Costa Rica


Last updated on IDB: December 2009
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1984 census 1984 Census population under age 5 adjusted for estimated underenumeration, 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 2000 census 2000 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2007 vital registration 2007 Registered births by age of mother. 3
Mortality 2007 vital registration 2007 Registered deaths by age and sex adjusted for underreporting. 4
Migration 2008 official estimate 2008 Official migration estimates. 5

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Direccion General de Estadistica y Censos. 1987. Censo de Poblacion, 1984. Costa Rica.
2 Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos. 2001. IX Censo Nacional de Población y V de Vivienda del 2000: Resultados Generales/Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos. San José, Costa Rica.
3 Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos. 2007. Tablas Abreviadas de Mortalidad: Cuandro 3. San Jose, Costa Rica: INEC.
4 Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos. 2008. Anuario Estadistico 2007. San Jose, Costa Rica: INEC.
5 Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos. 2008. Estimaciones y Proyecciones de Poblacion por Sexo y Edad (Cifras Actualizadas) 1950-2050. San Jose, Costa Rica: INEC.

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