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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: June 2009
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1950 census 1983 Stable population created based on assumed levels of fertility, mortality, and migration and the 1983 census with adjustments for undercount and refugee coverage. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 1996 survey 1996 Population data used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 1992-95 survey 2002 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 1996-2006 survey 2006 Direct estimates of under-5 mortality for the 10 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 4
Migration 2007 refugee statistics 2007 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2006 HIV surveillance 2006 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2007 official estimate 2007 Official estimates reported to World Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Children's Fund. 7

Ref. No. Citations
1 Hie, Jean-Marc. 1983. Rapport de Mission a Djibouti (11-21 aout 1985). Addis Ababa: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
2 Direction Nationale de la Statistique. 1997. Enquete Djiboutienne aupres des Menages Indicateurs Sociaux (EDAM-IS 1996). Rapport Definitif. Ministre du Commerce et du Tourism.
3 Pan Arab Project for Family Health. 2003. Enquete Djiboutienne sur la Sante de la Famille PAPFAM.
4 Ministere de la Sante, Republic of Djibouti. 2007. Enquete Djiboutienne A Indicateurs Multiples, Rapport Final. Djibouti : Ministere de la Sante.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 2009. UNHCR Statistical Online Population Database. Geneva. Accessed 3/30/09 at <www.unhcr.org/statistics/populationdatabase>.
6 Bortolotti, V. 2007. Surveillance Sentinelle de l'infection par le VIH 2006. 11 avril. Djibouti.
7 World Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Children's Fund. 2008. Towards Universal Access, Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector, Progress Report 2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

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