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1

How can fertility patterns around globe be measure?

By cohort
By time period

2

How is fertility measured by cohort?

Parity profession ration
Measures the proportion of woman with a certain number of children who go on to have another child


P01 = childless couples who go on to have 1 birth

P12 = mothers who have 1 child and go onto have a second

3

How is fertility measured by time period?

Crude birth rate - number of live births occurring amount the population of a given geographical area

Age specific fertility rate - number of live births per 1000 woman in a specific age group for a specific geographical area for a specific point in time

Total fertility rate - number of children who would be born per woman
(Number of children who would be born per woman
if she lived to the end of her childbearing years and
bore children at each age in accordance with
prevailing age-specific fertility rates. )

4

what is fecundity?

the physiological capability of a woman to produce a live brith

5

what is fertility?

the number of live birth actually achieved by a woman

6

what is the definition of a live birth?

Live birth is the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception,
irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached;

each product of such a birth is considered live-born (all live-born infants should be registered and counted as such, irrespective of gestational age or whether alive or dead at the
time of registration, and if they die at any time following birth they should also be registered
and counted as deaths).

7

how can the number of birth be collected

- registration systems (vital event, population register)
- census questions
- surveys

8

what are the 10 lowest fertility contries?


Taiwan
Macao
Hong Kong
Singapore
Republic of Korea
Moldova
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Portugal
Spain
Hungary

9

10 highest fertility countries

Niger
Somalia
Mali
Chad
Angola
Congo
Burundi
Uganda
Timor-Leste
Gambia