^The CSA estimates a population growth of 7.6% between the time the census was conducted and the date of its approval: "Ethiopia population soars to near 77 million: census". Google News. AFP. 4 December 2008. Diakses tanggal 5 December 2008. 'We carried out a census in May 2007 and it shows that there were 73,918,505 people at that time,' Central Statistics Agency chief Samya Zakarya told AFP.'But based on a projection of an annual growth rate of 7.6 percent, Ethiopia's population up to this month is 76,947,760.'
^Tesema Ta'a, The Political Economy of an African Society in Transformation (2006), books.google.com/books?isbn=3447054190, hlm. 17.