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Source Information

Cyprus


Last updated on IDB: June 2009
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1982 census 1982 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality, smoothed, and moved to midyear for residents in Southern part of country. For Northern part of country, population derived as the difference between 1982 census population and 1982 official estimate for entire island, adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated 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 2006 official estimate 2006 Official population estimates by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2006 North Cyprus census also considered. 3, 4
Fertility 2006 official estimate 2006 Direct estimate of age-specific fertility rates for the southern part of the country used for the entire country. 3
Mortality 2006 vital registration 2006 Registered deaths by sex for the Southern part of country. Resulting life table derived from these deaths applied to Northern part of country. 3
Migration 2006 administrative data 2006 Registered migrants by sex for Southern part of country. For the Northern part of country, net migration derived as the difference between estimated annual population change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 3, 4, 5, 6

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 United Nations Statistics Division. 1995. 1993 Demographic Yearbook. New York: United Nations.
2 Republic of Cyprus, Statistical Service. 1985. Demographic Report 1983. Nicosia.
3 Republic of Cyprus, Statistical Service. 2007. Demographic Report 2006. Nicosia.
4 State Planning Ministry, Statistics and Research Department (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus). 2008. Census of Population; Social and Economic Characteristics of the Population, April 30, 2006. Nicosia.
5 Republic of Cyprus, Statistical Service. 2002. Census of Population, 2001, Volumes 1-5. Nicosia.
6 State Planning Ministry, Statistics and Research Department (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus). 1999. Census of Population: Social and Economic Characteristics of the Population, December 15, 1996. Nicosia.

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