ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SD/2012/2
Publication Type: Reports & studies
Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology
Initiatives: Civil registration & vital statistics
Keywords: Arab countries, Divorce statistics, Fertility, Marriage statistics, Mortality statistics, Population, Statistical data, Vital statistics
Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 15
The Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, issue 15, presents data on population, fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces compiled from a number of national sources, including surveys, censuses and vital registration systems. The accuracy and reliability of these data have been verified. The objective of this bulletin is to encourage countries to produce and disseminate high quality data on population and vital statistics, which is much needed for better planning. The bulletin is also meant to meet the needs of data users, especially researchers, academics and others working in the fields of population, reproductive health and development; it provides them with a thorough and comprehensive picture on population growth and its dynamics.