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Type Report
Title Preliminary report on population projections (1980-2015) for nine Caribbean countries
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 1986
Publisher ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIM AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
URL http://repositorio.cepal.org/bitstream/handle/11362/27287/S8600433.pdf?sequence=1
Abstract
1. The present exercise in population projections for nine Caribbean
countries represents a follow-up to the recently completed ECLAC/CELADE
Training Seminar in Population Projections held in Port of Spain, 28 April
- 7 May 1986„ Participants comprised representatives from ten Caribbean
countries - Bahamas? Belize? the British Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth
of Dominica, the Commonwealth of Grenada? Montserrat? Saint ChristopherNevis,
Saint Lucia? Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago»
2. During this seminar? preliminary analyses were made of trends in the
components of population growth for each country - fertility, mortality and
migration,, Data for the period 1960 - 1985 were reviewed? while graphs?
tables and other analytical tools were developed. Finally? the firs t
drafts of population projections were developed by participants for each
country.
3. The current set of projections represents a refinement of the output
from the seminar which includes further census data evaluation?adjustments
of data? development of alternative scenarios and refinement of
assumptions.
4. The results of this exercise will be submitted to Directors oi
National Statistical Offices as well as members of the University of the
West Indies for review? in order to achieve concurrence on the final
official results

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