About the book
The publication presents national population estimates and projections for the 20 countries of Latin America for the period 1950-2005, disaggregated by gender and five-year age groups. It consists of analytical section and 31 tables. The methodological notes provide a brief description of the methodology used in preparing estimates and projections, list the data sources used for each country. The CD-ROM, in addition to the tables contained in the printed version, includes information on estimates and projections of the economically active population in urban and rural areas and life tables consistent with the data provided.