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Patterns of Fertility in Low-fertility Settings

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: December 1992
  • Page count: 134
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 92.XIII.11

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This publication provides an overall assessment of fertility levels and trends in low-fertility countries for the period from 1965 to 1989. It is both descriptive and analytical. Reproductive behaviour is examined in terms fertility rates and total number of births. Outlined is a conceptual framework intended to set the basis for a study of the determinants of the observed fertility decline.