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5 Main Factors Affecting the Fertility in Women

This article throws light upon the five main factors affecting fertility in women. The factors are: 1. Biological Factors 2. Physiological Factors 3. Social Factors 4. Economic Factors 5. Family Planning.   1. Biological Factors: Biological factors like age and sex are very important in affecting fertility. Fecundity depends on the woman and her age. […]

Mortality: Factors Affecting and Causes of Decline

After reading this article you will learn about factors affecting and causes of decline of mortality rates. Factors Affecting Mortality: Mortality or death is affected by a variety of factors. They may be biological, physiological, environmental, etc. From the demographic view point, mortality is related to the age and sex of an individual. There is […]

Measuring Birth Rate: Top 10 Methods

This article throws light upon the top ten methods used for measuring birth rate. The methods are: 1. Crude Birth Rate 2. Corrected Birth Rate 3. General Fertility Rate 4. Age Specific Fertility 5. Total Fertility Rate 6. Gross Reproduction Rate 7. Net Reproduction Rate 8. Completed Fertility Rate 9. Standardised Fertility Rate (SFR) 10. […]

Vital Statistics: Meaning and Uses | Demographic Data

After reading this article you will learn about the meaning and uses of Vital Statistics. Meaning of Vital Statistics: Vital statistics, also known as vital events or vital records, are an important source of demographic data. They explain statistically such events as births, deaths, marriages, divorces, etc. According to N.B. Ryder, they “provide cumulative summaries […]

Measuring Death Rate: Top 5 Methods

This article throws light upon the top five methods used for measuring death rate. The methods are: 1. Crude Death Rate (CDR) 2. Age Specific Death Rate (ASDR) 3. Cause Specific Death Rate (CSDR) 4. Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) 5. Standardised Death Rate (SDR). Method # 1. Crude Death Rate (CDR): The crude death rate […]