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Last updated on IDB: August 2016
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1971 census 1971 Census population adjusted for estimated underenumeration, smoothed, and moved to midyear. A stable population age distribution was then fitted to this total, consistent with estimated fertility and mortality. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2003 census 2003 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2007 survey 2012 Average of direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates from survey for 0-4 and 5-9 years before the survey. 3
Mortality 2007 official estimate 2012 Direct estimates of infant and child mortality five years prior to the 2012 Haiti Demographic and Health Survey and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. Incorporated official death toll from 2010 earthquake. 3, 4
Migration 2015 derived estimate 2015 Based on statistics from major destination countries (e.g., Dominican Republic, United States, and Canada). 5, 6, 7
Latest HIV prevalence data 2012 HIV surveillance 2012 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. Calibrated based on 2012 Demographic and Health Survey. 8, 9
Latest HIV ARV data 2014 official estimate 2014 Official estimates reported to World Health Organization. 10

Ref. No. Citations
1 République d'Haiti, Département du plan, Institut haïtien de statistique, Unité d'analyse et de recherche démographiques. 1980. Etat de la Population au Recensement de 1971. By Camille Tardieu. Port-au-Prince.
2 Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique. 2006. Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat (RPGH-2003). Résultats définitifs du Recensement de 2003. CDROM. Port-au-Prince.
3 Ministry of Public Health and Population [le Ministère de la Santé Publique and de la Population] (MSPP), Haitian Childhood Institute. Ministry of Public Health and Population [le Ministère de la Santé Publique and de la Population] (MSPP), Haitian Childhood Institute [l'Institut Haïtien de l'Enfance] (IHE) and ICF International. 2013. 2012 Haïti Mortality, Morbidity, and Service Utilization Survey: Key Findings. Calverton, Maryland, USA: MSPP, IHE, and ICF International.
4 USAID. 2010. Haiti -- Earthquake. Fact Sheet #50, Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, April 16, 2010.<http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/countries/haiti/template/fs_sr/fy2010/haiti_eq_fs50_04-16-2010.pdf.>.
5 International Organization for Migration. 2015. "IOM Monitors Migrant Flows on Haiti - Dominican Republic Border." Accessed 5/1/16 at <https://www.iom.int/news/iom-monitors-migrant-flows-haiti-dominican-republic-border>.
6 United States Census Bureau. 2016. American Community Survey estimates, 2010-14. Accessed 1/2016 at <http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_14_1YB05006&prodTye=table>.
7 Statistics Canada. 2013. 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). <http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=Ethnic%20origin&B1=All&Custom=&amp;TABID=1>.
8 Bulletin de Surveillance Epidemiologique VIH Sida No. 5, 2013. PNLS, Ministere de la Sante Publique et de la Population, October 2013, unpublished report.
9 Cayemittes, Michel, Michelle Fatuma Busangu, Jean de Dieu Bizimana, Bernard Barrère, Blaise Sévère, Viviane Cayemittes et Emmanuel Charles. 2013. Enquête Mortalité,Morbidité et Utilisation des Services, Haïti, 2012. Calverton, Maryland, USA: MSPP, IHE et ICF International.
10 Official estimates reported by country to the World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

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