Alam, Iqbal and Mohammad, Irfan and Farooqi, Naseem Iqbal and Sheikh, Khalid Hameed and Siyal, H. B. and Syed, Tariq Ahmad and Nasir, Zafar Mueen and Haq, Rashida (1983): Fertility Levels, Trends and Differentials in Pakistan: Evidence from the Population, Labour Force and Migration Survey 1979-80. Published in: Studies in Population, Labour Force and Migration Project Report No. 1 No. 1 (1983)
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The objectives of the present report are two fold: (1) to analyse in some detail the fertility data collected in "Population, Labour Force and Migration" (PLM) Survey of 1979; and (2) to compare its findings, wherever necessary, with those of PFS (particularly for current fertility) and other surveys.
The report is organized into eight sections, Section 2 is a brief review of earlier fertility levels and trends. Discussion of the PLM Survey and its methodology finds its place in section 3. In Section 4, we have discussed the current parity (children ever born to women at the time of the survey ) by age, marriage duration and age at marriage, as well as differentials in current parity. Early, marital fertility is discussed in section 5. The next two sections provide brief accounts of current fertility.
In order to structure our analysis we have identified the women either through their birth cohorts ( current age ) or their marriage cohorts ( years since first marriage ). Realizing that the two fundamental aspects of a woman's chlld bearing life - the number of children she has had and the tempo of her having had them - cannot be fully separated as the results based on one type of measure do not always correspond to those obtained through another. We have, therefore, presented a brief synthesis of various findings in the concluding section.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Fertility Levels, Trends and Differentials in Pakistan: Evidence from the Population, Labour Force and Migration Survey 1979-80|
|Keywords:||Fertility; Population; Labourforce; Migration; Survey|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources ; Human Development ; Income Distribution ; Migration
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R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration ; Regional Labor Markets ; Population ; Neighborhood Characteristics
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
|Depositing User:||Nabeela Arshad|
|Date Deposited:||20. Jun 2012 16:40|
|Last Modified:||30. Jun 2015 14:07|
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