Demographic data, mortality and fertilility

May 2015

The Ferdi benefits from a huge work of reconstruction of annual data series covering the period 1950 until now, for under-5 mortality rate and fertility in Sub-Saharan countries by Michel Garenne, research director at IRD.

On the statistical side, the quality of demographic data, particularly on mortality and fertility, is plagued by a great uncertainty. Time series are also usually incomplete.

The Ferdi benefits from a huge work of reconstruction of annual data series covering the period 1950 until now, for under-5 mortality rate and fertility in Sub-Saharan countries by Michel Garenne, research director at IRD. These series are based on DHS survey and are undoubtedly the most reliable that we can have nowadays. The data are updated regularly and they cover more than 30 african countries from 1950 until the present day.

Reconstruction of trends in education in Sub-Saharan Africa: May 2015 update


Statistical series (period)


Statistical series (cohort)

 


Trends in Total Fertility Rate in sub-Saharan Africa in urban and rural areas Reconstructed from DHS surveys, update April 2015
• Reference Working Paper - DHS Working Papers USAID (version  )

• Statistical series (update April 2015 by Michel Garenne)


Reconstruction of trends in annual Under-Five Mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa: February 2015 update, by Michel Garenne

• Reference Working Paper - CERDI Etudes et Documents (version )
• Reference Working Paper - DHS Working Papers USAID (version )

• Statistical series / HIV (2010)


• Statistical series / Urban-Rural (update February 2015)


Reconstruction of trends in education in Sub-Saharan Africa: september 2011 update, by Michel Garenne

• Statistical series