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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 1979 census 1979 Census population adjusted 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 2009 census 2009 Census population was used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2014 survey 2014 Direct estimate of TFR from data collected in the 2014 MICS survey 3
Mortality 2014 survey 2014 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality, by sex, adjusted for underreporting and matched to the Coale-Demeny North model life table. 4
Migration 2016 refugee statistics 2016 Official statistics from UNHCR 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2016 HIV surveillance 2016 Surveillance data pertaining to pregnant women 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2016 administrative data 2016 Official estimates reported to UNAIDS. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Rodrigues, Jorge. 1982. Recenseamento Geral da População e da Habitação 1979. Bissau: Departamento Central do Recenseamento.
2 Instituto Nacional de Estatistica. 2009. Recenseamento Geral da Populacao e Habitacao, Guine-Bissau. Estado e Estructura da Populacao. III RGPH/2009.
3 Ministerio da Economia e Financas. Direccao Geral do Plano/Instituto Nacional de Estatistica (INE). 2014. Inquerito aos Indicadores Multiplos (MICS5) 2014. Relatorio Final. Bissau, Guine-Bissau: Ministerio da Economia e Financas e Direccao Geral do Plano/Instituto Nacional de Estatistica (INE).
4 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 19 October 2017 release of infant and child mortality estimates. Accessed 3/8/18 at <http://www.childmortality.org/>.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Online Database: Population Statistics. Accessed 3/9/18 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.
6 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum file.

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