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World Population Policies 2011

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This report provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of population policies and dynamics for 196 countries since the mid-1970s. Updated biennially, it documents changes in more than 40 aspects of Government views and policies related to population size and growth, population age structure, fertility, reproductive health and family planning, health and mortality, spatial distribution and internal migration, and international migration. The report also includes two-page country profiles, with the first page containing information on changes in the Government views and policies and the second page containing data on selected population indicators corresponding to the timing of three major international population conferences from mid-1970s to mid-1990s and for 2011, the most recent revision year.

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Preface

The World Population Policies 2011 report delineates Governments? views and policies concerning population and development for 196 countries. In particular, it itemizes policies in the areas of population size and growth, population age structure, fertility, reproductive health and family planning, health and mortality, spatial distribution and internal migration, and international migration. The World Population Policies report has been published biennially since 2003. Prior to 2003, the report was published as National Population Policies in 2001 and 1998. Before 1998, the world population policies data were published in a series of monitoring reports and biennial revisions of the Global Review and Inventory of Population Policies (GRIPP) database.

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