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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: July 2015
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1970 sample or micro-census 1970 Census population adjusted to include the estimated population of Lebanese refugees 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 2007 survey 2007 Population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 1994-2004 survey 2004 Average of direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates from survey for 0-4 and 5-9 years before the survey. 3
Mortality 2012 derived estimate 2012 Indirect estimates of infant and child mortality and Coale-Demeny West model life tables. 4
Migration 2010-2012 refugee statistics 2010-2012 Based on statistics from major destination countries. 5

Ref. No. Citations
1 Ministry of Planning. Lebanon 1970 Labor Force Survey. Beirut.
2 Central Bureau of Statistics. 2009. The National Survey of Household Living Conditions 2007. Beirut: Ministry of Social Affairs and United Nations Development Programme.
3 Central Administration for Statistics. 2007. Lebanon Family Health Survey 2004: Principal Report. Beirut: Ministry of Social Affairs and Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM).
4 United Nations. 2013. Levels and Trends in Child Mortality: Report 2013. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. In collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, and The World Bank.
5 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Population Statistics Reference Database. Accessed 11/19/13 at <http://www.unhcr.org/pages/4a013eb06.html>.

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