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Source Information

Kenya


Last updated on IDB: December 2019
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 data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2013 survey 2014 Direct estimate of total fertility rate. 3
Mortality 2015 derived estimate 2009 Official estimates of infant mortality and Coale-Demeny North model life tables. 4
Migration 2018 refugee statistics 2018 Based on the change in refugee stock estimates between two consecutive years. 5
Latest HIV prevalence data 2017 derived estimate 2017 HIV incidence is from the UNAIDS AIDS Info database 6
Latest HIV ARV data 2017 official estimate 2017 Official estimates and projections to 2020 reported to World Health Organization by country. 7

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Bureau of Statistics. 1981. Kenya Population Census, 1979. Nairobi: Central Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Finance and Planning.
2 Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. 2010. The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census: Volume 1C Population Distribution by Age, Sex and Administrative Units.
3 Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Health/Kenya, National AIDS Control Council/Kenya, Kenya Medical Research Institute, and National Council for Population and Development/Kenya. 2015. Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014. Rockville, Maryland, USA.
4 United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME). 2018 release of infant and child mortality estimates. <https://childmortality.org/>.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Population Statistics Database. Accessed 9/2019 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.
6 UNAIDS database. Accessed 9/2019. <http://aidsinfo.unaids.org/>.
7 Spectrum file provided by Kenyan National AIDS Control Council.

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