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Fertility, age structure and demographic transition in the former Soviet republics: The Central Asian republics in focus
2007 (English)In: Population, Space and Place, ISSN 1544-8452, E-ISSN 1544-8444, Vol. 13, no 6, 433-454 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Synthesising data from Soviet and post-Soviet statistical sources, this paper provides a general overview of some of the major population trends of the Former Soviet Union with a special focus on the Central Asian Republics. The paper investigates the characteristics of the countries' vital statistics, paths of demographic transition and age structure as they have developed during the past 50-60 years. Particular emphasis is placed upon data and methodological problems encountered when doing population research on the region.

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2007. Vol. 13, no 6, 433-454 p.
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Former Soviet Union, Central Asia, population geography, census data, demographic transition
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Human Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-9691DOI: 10.1002/psp.468ISI: 000251632000002OAI: diva2:428564
Available from: 2011-06-30 Created: 2011-06-30 Last updated: 2011-07-01Bibliographically approved

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