A new revised population database for Africa 1850-1960 is now available at http://www.aehnetwork.org/data-research/.
The database have been constructed by Ewout Frankema and Morten Jerven and contain revisions of the African Population Estimates, 1850-1960 produced by Patric Manning.
Users of the data base should refer to the Frankema-Jerven Population Database.
For direct access to the database, click here: FRANKEMA-JERVEN-African-Population-Database-1850-1960-version-1.0-1
Source: Frankema, E. and Jerven, M. (2014). ‘Writing History Backwards and Sideways: Towards a Consensus on African Population, 1850-present‘ Economic History Review 67, S1, (forthcoming)