A "snapshot" of populations in Asia

  title={A "snapshot" of populations in Asia},
  author={Sidney B. Westley},
This issue of Asia-Pacific Population and Policy provides a quick snapshot of population dynamics in Asia as a whole and in Asias three sub regions--East Southeast and South and Central Asia. Over the past 50 years there has been a fundamental shift in population dynamics in Asia. It is noted that economic development and access to new technologies have led to at least some level of fertility decline in every Asian country. Apart from influencing population growth falling death and birth rates… CONTINUE READING


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