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Dominican Republic

Last updated on IDB: September 2018
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1980 official estimate 1981 Official population by sex and 5-year age groups, adjusted under age 5 to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2010 census 2010 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2011 survey 2013 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2013 survey 2013 Direct estimate of infant mortality, by sex, for the 10 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny South model life tables. 4
Migration 2008 administrative data 2008 Based on statistics from major destination countries. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2016 HIV surveillance 2016 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2016 official estimate 2016 Official estimates reported to the Ministry of Public Health. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Oficina National de Estadistica and U.N. Centro Latinoamericano de Demografia. 1985. Republica Domicana -- Estimaciones y Proyecciones de Poblacion 1950-2025. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2 Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 2012. IX CENSO NACIONAL DE POBLACIÓN Y VIVIENDA 2010, Características Demográficas Básicas Volumen III. Santo Domingo. Octubre.
3 Centro de Estudios Sociales y Demográficos - CESDEM/República Dominicana and ICF International, 2014. Encuesta Demográfica y de Salud 2013. Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: CESDEM/República Dominicana and ICF International.
4 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 19 October 2017 release of infant and child mortality estimates.
5 U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 2009. Yearbook of Immigration Statistics 2008.
6 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum files.

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