Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)

English, French
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Annual
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2412-0006 (online)
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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.
 
United Nations Demographic Yearbook 1996

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DESA
19 June 1998
Pages:
1164
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9789210582261 (PDF)
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Demographers, economists, public health workers and sociologists have found this Yearbook a definitive source of demographic and population statistics. About 250 countries and regions are represented. The first group of tables comprise a world summary of basic demographic statistics. This summary is followed by statistics on the size, distribution and trends in population, fertility, foetal mortality, infant and maternal mortality and general mortality.
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  • Special topics of the Demographic Yearbook series: 1948 - 1996
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  • Introduction (English)
    The Demographic Yearbook is a comprehensive collection of international demographic statistics, prepared by the Statistics Division of the United Nations. The Demographic Yearbook 1996, which features mortality as the special topic is the forty-eighth in a series published by the United Nations.
  • 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. The following section which refers to individual tables includes a description of the variables, remarks on the reliability of the data, limitations, coverage and information on the presentation of earlier data. When appropriate, details on computation of rates, ratios or percentages are presented.
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