Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)

English, French
Frequency
Annual
ISSN: 
2412-0006 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/406df598-en-fr
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The United Nations Demographic Yearbook collects, compiles and disseminates official statistics on a wide range of topics. Data have been collected from national statistical authorities since 1948 through a set of questionnaires dispatched annually by the United Nations Statistics Division to over 230 national statistical offices. The Demographic Yearbook disseminates statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce on an annual basis. Demographic Yearbook special topics issues cover a wide range of additional topics including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing, ethnicity and language, among others.
 
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Author(s):
DESA
31 Dec 1979
Pages:
471
ISBN:
9789210582070 (PDF)
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/4ea5f464-en-fr

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The Demographic Yearbook is a comprehensive collection of international demographic statistics, prepared by the Statistical Office of the United Nations. The Demographic Yearbook 1978, which features a historical supplement as the special subject, is the thirtieth in a series published by the United Nations.
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  • Special topics of the demographic yearbook series: 1948 - 1978
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  • Introduction (English)
    The Demographic Yearbook is a comprehensive collection of international demographic statistics, prepared by the Statistical Office of the United Nations. The Demographic Yearbook 1978, which features a historical supplement as the special subject, is the thirtieth in a series published by the United Nations.
  • Introduction (French)
    L’Annuaire démographique est un recueil de statistiques démographiques internationales qui est établi par le Bureau de statistique de l’Organisation des Nations Unies. L'Annuaire de 1978, qui a comme sujet spécial un supplément rétrospectif, est le trentième d’une série que publie l’ONU.
  • Technical notes on the statistical tables
    These Technical Notes are designed to give the reader relevant information for using the statistical tables. Information pertaining to the Yearbook in general is presented in sections dealing with various geographical aspects and population and vital statistics data. These are followed by remarks particular to the individual tables including the description of the variables, remarks on the reliability of the data, limitations, coverage and information on the presentation of earlier data. Details on computation of rates, ratios or percentages are presented also when appropriate.
  • Notes techniques sur les tableaux statistiques
    Les Notes techniques ont pour but de donner au lecteur tous les renseignements dont il a besoin pour se servir des tableaux statistiques. Les renseignements qui concernent l’Annuaire en général sont présentés dans des sections portant sur diverses considérations géographiques, sur la population et sur les statistiques de l’état civil. Ensuite ces tableaux sont commentés chacun séparément, et à propos de chacun d’eux on trouvera une description des variables ainsi que des indications sur la fiabilité, les insuffisances et la portée des données et sur les données publiées antérieurement. Des détails sont fournis également, le cas échéant, sur le mode de calcul des taux, rapports ou pourcentages.
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