Skip to main content

Fertility Rates

Buy Article:

$32.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

The total fertility rate in a specific year is the number of children that would be born to each woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and if the likelihood of her giving birth to children at each age was the currently prevailing age‐specific fertility rates. It is generally computed by summing up the age‐specific fertility rates defined over a five‐year interval. A total fertility rate of 2.1 children per woman ensures broad stability of the population, on the assumptions of no migration flows and unchanged mortality rates.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: February 1, 2007

oecd/16080289/2007/00002007/00000003/8107021ec005
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more