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Source Information

Iraq


Last updated on IDB: December 2019
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1987 census 1987 Census population adjusted, 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 1987 census 1987 Same as base population. 1
Fertility 2017 survey 2018 Adjusted direct estimate of total fertility rate. 2
Mortality 2018 derived estimate 2018 Registered deaths adjusted for underreporting. 3,4
Migration 2018 refugee statistics 2018 Estimates and planning documents from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 5

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Statistical Organization. 1994. Annual Statistical Abstract 1993. Baghdad.
2 The Central Statistics Organization and the Kurdistan Regional Statistics Office. 2012. Iraq Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011, Final Report. Baghdad, Iraq: The Central Statistics Organization and the Kurdistan Regional Statistics Office.
3 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 2018 release of infant and child mortality estimates. <https://childmortality.org/>
4 Iraq Body Count - The public record of violent deaths following the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Iraq Body Count 2003-2019. Administered by Conflict Casualties Monitor, a Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 6594314) registered in England and Wales. Accessed 12/01/2018 at <https://www.iraqbodycount.org/>
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 2018. UNHCR Population Statistics Database. Accessed 7/22/2019 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/PSQ_POC.aspx>.

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