Our Divisions: Population Division
The Division studies population dynamics and monitors demographic trends and policies worldwide. Population estimates and projections on fertility, mortality, international migration, urbanization, and population size and structure are widely used by various entities. Main users include the UN system for the derivation of other indicators and for modelling purposes; governments for policy formulation and programme design; and civil society for information and advocacy purposes.
Data collection methodology and tools for supporting the formulation of evidence-based policies in response to the challenge of population ageing in sub-Saharan Africa
The objective of the project is to develop a standard methodology to produce, analyze and deliver a database of harmonized indicators on the situation of older persons in Africa. In close collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare in...