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Manual X. Indirect Techniques for Demographic Estimation

This report is an aid to demographers and population experts to carry out the best possible evaluation and exploitation of data sources, especially those that are incomplete or deficient. Manual X describes a wide range of time-tested techniques to make indirect estimates of demographic parameters. Each of the techniques presented is based on a mathematical model and explained in easy-to-follow examples.

Service line: Evidence-based policy
Category: Demographic analysis, population estimates and projections
Created by: Population Division
Type: Capacity Development Tool
Format: Handbook
Language(s): English
Location: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/manual/estimate/demographic-estimation.shtml
Publication: 1983
Target audience: National Statistical offices, Government practitioners, Researchers
Availability: Web accessible/downloadable