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Source Information

El Salvador


Last updated on IDB: December 2019
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1992 census 1992 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality, 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 2007 census 2007 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2013 survey 2014 Adjusted direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3,4
Mortality 2013 derived estimate 2018 Indirect estimates of mortality based on census data and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 5,6
Migration 2015 derived estimate 2017 Based on statistics from major destination countries. 7,8

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Dirección General de Estadística y Censos. 1995. Censos Nacionales de Poblacion y de Vivienda 1992. El Salvador.
2 Dirección General de Estadística y Censos. 2008. Cifras Oficiales, Censos Nacionales, VI Censo de Población y V de Vivienda 2007. San Salvador: Ministerio de Economía. <http://www.censos.gob.sv/util/datos/Resultados%20VI%20Censo%20de%20Población%20V%20de%20Vivienda%202007.pdf>.
3 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division. Registered births. Accessed 4/2019. <http://data.un.org/>.
4 General Administration of Statistics and Censuses (El Salvador), Ministry of Health (El Salvador), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). El Salvador Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2017.
5 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division. 2018. 2017 Demographic Yearbook, Table 19. New York.
6 United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. 2018. Estimates of Infant and Child Mortality. Accessed 4/2019. <https://childmortality.org/>.
7 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. 2017a. "Migrant Stock by Origin and Destination." New York.
8 United States Department of Commerce, Census Bureau. American Community Surveys, 2008-2017. Data downloaded from American FactFinder. Accessed 4/2019. <https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml>.

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