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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 1993 census 1993 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated 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 2013 census 2013 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2010-2012 survey 2012 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2012 survey 2012 Direct estimates of infant mortality and child mortality and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 4
Migration 2016 refugee statistics 2016 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2003 HIV surveillance 2003 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 6
Latest HIV ARV data X X X Antiretroviral coverage data not used in modeling.
X - not applicable.

Ref. No. Citations
1 United Nations Population Division. 2002. Demographic Yearbook, 2000. New York: United Nations.
2 Direction Generale de la Statistique. 2015. Resultats globaux du Recensement General de la Population et des Logements de 2013 du Gabon (RGPL-2013). Libreville.
3 Direction Générale de la Statistique - DGS/Gabon and ICF International. 2013. Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Gabon 2012. Calverton, Maryland, and Libreville, Gabon: DGS/Gabon 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 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Online Database: Population Statistics. Accessed 1/2/18 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.
6 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum files.

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