Population Projection and microdata files - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
4-8 September 2023

Population Projection and microdata files

  • Rabat- Morocco
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ESCWA, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Arab States Regional Office, the Arab Institute for Training and Research in Statistics, in collaboration with the High Commission for Planning of Morocco, the National Institute for Statistics and Applied Economics in Morocco and the Micro/Single Data Qualification Program for Public Use University of Minnesota, are organizing a regional workshop on population projections and use of microdata files in Arab countries.

The workshop provides an opportunity to enhance the capacity of national statistical offices and UNFPA Population and Development focal points in the Arab region to produce accurate and timely official statistics in support of evidence-based policy-making and the SDGs implementation and monitoring.

It aims to:

   - Introduce participants to the basic concepts and methods of population projections

  - Provide hands-on training on data analysis, demographic models and projection techniques

  - Improve understanding of population projection applications in policy development and planning

  - Facilitate knowledge-sharing among participants

  - Explore how to establish microdata files for public use.


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