ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SCU/2006/2
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 ESCWA Region, No. 9
The purpose of this ninth issue of the Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA region is to present available statistics for ESCWA member countries on registered vital events, including births, deaths, marriages and divorces, with special emphasis on demographic determinants and population changes; present the main indicators for each of these events; compare them with the estimates prepared by the United Nations Population Division; and facilitate comparison across countries and years. Data was compiled from national statistical sources and by using questionnaires prepared by ESCWA. This publication is mainly intended for people working in the field of population, reproductive health and development.