Stats Brief, April 2020 (Issue no. 24): Broken down by age and sex: Why reliable and timely population statistics are more important than ever

Stats Brief, April 2020 (Issue no. 24): Broken down by age and sex: Why reliable and timely population statistics are more important than ever

Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Type: 
Public information and advocacy materials
Abstract

The current pandemic has highlighted the acute need for reliable and timely population statistics. This brief lays out the importance of sex and age disaggregated population data for addressing the Covid-19 crisis. Available resources and support are presented to allow national authorities to better access, analyse and disseminate these data.

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