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Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: October 2014
  • Page count: 238
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 13.XVII.10

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ISBN: 9789211615722
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The publication is an international standard on the design and operation of an efficient and accurate vital statistics system at national level. It provides guidelines on collection, compiling and disseminating vital statistics. More specifically it contains (a) basic principles for a vital statistics system; (b) uses of vital statistics and civil registration records; (c) topics to be covered in a vital statistics system; (d) sources of vital statistics and how they function; (e) quality assurance in the vital statistics system and (f) strategies in improving civil registration and vital statistics systems in countries. It also informs policy makers and the general public on the importance of vital statistics and hence further improving the vital statistics system.