Fertility Transition in Pakistan: Evidence from Census

@article{Ali2001FertilityTI,
  title={Fertility Transition in Pakistan: Evidence from Census},
  author={Syed Mubashir Ali and J. Riaz Hussain},
  journal={The Pakistan Development Review},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={537-550}
}
  • S. AliJ. Hussain
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Economics, History
  • The Pakistan Development Review
In the absence of an accurate and complete registration system, efforts were made to estimate the levels of vital statistics through sample surveys. The first such effort was made through the Population Growth Estimation (PGE) project conducted from January, 1962 to December 1965. Later on, various demographic surveys were conducted almost at regular intervals and the last effort in the series was Pakistan Reproductive Health and Family Planning Survey (PRHFPS) in the year 2000-01. Although all… 

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