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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: August 2016
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1996 census 1996 Census population adjusted under age 5 to be consistent with fertility and mortality 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 2006 census 2006 Census population data by sex and 5-year age groups used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2005-14 survey 2014 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2012-2014 survey 2014 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality, by sex, and Coale-Demeney West model life tables. 3
Migration 2006-2014 official estimate 2014 Based on the difference between 2006 census and 2014 official population change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2, 4

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics. 1997. Egypt Census 1996. Cairo.
2 United Nations Statistics Division. 2016. Population by Age, Sex and Urban/Rural Residence: Egypt, Census 2006. UN Data online data portal. Accessed 1/28/2016 at <http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=POP&f=tableCode%3a22>.
3 Ministry of Health and Population, El-Zanaty and Associates, and ICF International. 2015. Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2014. Cairo, Egypt and Rockville, Maryland USA: Ministry of Health and Population and ICF International.
4 United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division. 2015. Demographic Yearbook 2014.

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