Abstract

The fertility level in China is a matter of uncertainty and controversy. This paper applies variable-r method to assess the fertility level in China. By using data from China’s 1990 and 2000 censuses as well as annual population change surveys, the variable-r method confirms that Chinese fertility has reached a level well below replacement.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1533-7790
Print ISSN
0070-3370
Pages
pp. 271-281
Launched on MUSE
2008-06-07
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2010
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