Understanding Below-replacement Fertility in Kerala, India

  title={Understanding Below-replacement Fertility in Kerala, India},
  author={Prathibha. S Nair},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
Kerala is well-known globally for the unprecedented fertility transition in the Indian subcontinent towards the end of the last century. The state has already reached below-replacement fertility level in the 1990s while the rest of India was experiencing high or mid-level fertility. With this backdrop, an attempt was made in this paper (a) to explore the plausible factors associated with sub-replacement fertility and consequent population momentum in Kerala and (b) to trace their socioeconomic… CONTINUE READING
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