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Source Information


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 1976 census 1976 Census population adjusted to defacto, smoothed under age 10 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 2017 census 2017 Preliminary census population totals by sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2004-06 survey 2006-07 Direct estimate of total fertility rate. 3
Mortality 2014 survey 2014 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality, for the 5 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny South model life tables. 4
Migration 1995-2007 derived estimate 1995-2007 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2016 HIV surveillance 2006-07 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. Calibrated based on 2007/2011 Population Survey. 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2016 administrative data 2008 Official estimates reported to the Ministry of Health. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Statistical Office. 1980. Report on the 1976 Swaziland Population Census, Volume II, Statistical Tables. Mbabane.
2 United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Swaziland. 2017. Swaziland Releases Population Count from 2017 Census,17 November 2017.
3 Central Statistical Office and Macro International Inc. 2008. Swaziland Demographic and Health Survey 2006-07. Mbabane.
4 UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME), 2017. Child Mortality Estimates, 19 October 2017. <http://www.childmortality.org>.
5 United Nations Statistics Division. 2017. Demographic Statistics Database, Population by age, sex and urban/rural residence, 2007 Swaziland Population and Housing Census. Accessed 2/2/17 at <http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=POP&f=tableCode%3a22>.
6 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum files.

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