Fertility transition in the Islamic Republic of Iran: 1976-1996.

  title={Fertility transition in the Islamic Republic of Iran: 1976-1996.},
  author={Akbar Aghajanian and Amir Hooshang Mehryar},
  journal={Asia-Pacific population journal},
  volume={14 1},
This article examines the fertility transition pattern and related demographic, social, economic, and political factors in the Islamic Republic of Iran over the period 1976-96. Data on fertility rates were obtained from the Survey of Population Growth of Iran (1976) and the post-census enumeration survey (1996). During the period 1976-86, the rate of population growth accelerated dramatically (3.4% annually). This increase, depending mainly on an increase in the crude birth rate, constituted a… CONTINUE READING