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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 1982 census 1982 Census population data adjusted for underenumeration 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 2011 census 2001 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2011 survey 2011 Direct estimate of TFR from 2011 MICS survey. 3
Mortality 2011 vital registration 2011 Official estimates of infant and child mortality, by sex, and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 4
Migration 2016 administrative data 2016 Department of Homeland Security listing of persons granted lawful residence in U.S. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2015 HIV surveillance 2015 Surveillance data for key population groups. 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2016 administrative data 2016 Official estimates reported to UNAIDS. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Statistical Institute of Jamaica. 1983. Population Census, 1982. Jamaica.
2 Statistical Institute of Jamaica. n.d. Population By Five Year Age Groups, By Sex, By Parish. Accessed 3/13/18 at <http://statinja.gov.jm/Census/PopCensus/Popcensus2011Index.aspx>.
3 Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). 2013. Jamaica Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011: Final Report. Kingston, Jamaica: STATIN and UNICEF.
4 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 19 October 2017 release of infant and child mortality estimates. Accessed 3/28/18 at <http://www.childmortality.org/>.
5 Department of Homeland Security. 2017. Table 2. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Region And Selected Country Of Last Residence: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016. Accessed 3/29/18 at <https://www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics/yearbook/2016/table2>.
6 UNAIDS 2017 Spectrum file.

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