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World Fertility Report 2003

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: January 2005
  • Page count: 586
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 04.XIII.10

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ISBN: 9789211559170

About the product

The twentieth century ushered in profound and continuing changes in childbearing that are driven by and impact on social and economic development. Central to these changes in childbearing are shifts in nuptiality and increase in the use of contraception. This report, first of its kind, presents data on fertility, nuptiality, contraceptive use and national policies with respect to childbearing for 192 countries of the world.