2015 Census Report on Population Projections

No. of pages: 89

Publication date: August 2018

Author: General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Publisher: GDS and UNFPA 2018

Population projections are empirically based calculations of the future size of the population under specified assumptions about changes in the components of population growth of fertility, mortality and migration.
The method used to carry out these projections was the cohort-component method, which involves independent projections of fertility, life expectancy and migration.