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Arab Regional Review Five Years After the 2013 Cairo Declaration cover Arab Regional Review Five Years After the 2013 Cairo Declaration

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/INF.1

It highlights major demographic trends in the Arab region and relates them to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, adopted in 1994. It outlines...

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/5

Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics, Issue No. 13 is the latest in a series of biennial compendiums of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia...

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Population and Development Report Issue No. 8: Prospects of Ageing with Dignity in the Arab Region cover Population and Development Report Issue No. 8: Prospects of Ageing with Dignity in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/3

The number and share of older persons in the Arab region are steadily growing and will increase substantially in the following decades. The advent of this ageing transition, which most Arab...

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Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Social Development Bulletin Vol 6, No. 2 cover Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Social Development Bulletin Vol 6, No. 2

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.6

This bulletin sheds light on the changes in age structure that result from the interplay between population dynamics and create a demographic window of opportunity that could lead to rapid...

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Ageing in ESCWA Member States: Third Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing cover Ageing in ESCWA Member States: Third Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.12

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the findings of the third review of the 2002 Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) in ESCWA countries and highlights prevalent...

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Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region cover Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/PAMPHLET.1

This publication presents the demographic trends and prospects in the Arab region revealing an increase in the proportion of older persons in the population. It analyses the consequences of this...

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cover of the regional profiles The Demographic Profiles of Arab States, 2017

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/Country Profiles

The profiles provide demographic data and trends per Arab country for the period 1980-2050, and could serve as a reference for researchers conducting demographic research as well as social...

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Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies  cover Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.3

The present report outlines the potential use of administrative registers in population and housing censuses. It focuses on the case study of Poland, which conducted a population census in 2011...

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Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies  cover Undertaking Population and Housing Census Register-based and combined methodologies

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.3

The present report outlines the potential use of administrative registers in population and housing censuses. It focuses on the case study of Poland, which conducted a population census in 2011...

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Dissemination and use of population and housing census data: Emerging approaches and lessons learned cover Dissemination and use of population and housing census data: Emerging approaches and lessons learned

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/Technical Paper.

The present report examines the most important international experiences adopted by developed countries in the world with regard to the dissemination of population and housing censuses, to be...

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Demographic Profile of the Arab Region: Realizing the Demographic Dividend cover Demographic Profile of the Arab Region: Realizing the Demographic Dividend

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/Technical Paper.3

The paper provides a detailed overview of population dynamics and trends in the Arab region. Furthermore, it explains the concept of demographic dividend and timing of the window of opportunity....

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12

E/ESCWA/SD/2015/4

Issued biennually, the Compendium of Social Statistics provides a general view of Arab societies and the changes they encounter over time. This issue features data on population, households,...

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Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7 Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7



The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a cross-thematic agenda that offers a unique opportunity to approach the issue of water scarcity in an integrated way...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 16 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 16

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/8

The Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) presents the sixteenth issue of the Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in ESCWA member...

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ESCWA Country Profiles, 2011 cover ESCWA Country Profiles, 2011

E/ESCWA/SD/2012/Technical Paper.1

This publication outlines the main social and economic indicators of ESCWA’s member countries. It was jointly prepared by the Statistics Division and the Office of the Executive Secretary. The...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 15 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 15

E/ESCWA/SD/2012/2

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...

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Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators: Arab Society, No. 10 cover Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators: Arab Society, No. 10

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/8

The Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators is a biennial publication which focuses on such areas as population, education, households and family, human settlements, health, and economic...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 14 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 14

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/6

The Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Region disseminates available data and statistics on ESCWA countries vital...

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ESCWA Country Profiles, 2009

E/ESCWA/SD/2010/Technical Paper.2

This publication outlines the main social and economic indicators of ESCWA’s member countries. It was jointly prepared by the Statistics Division and the Office of the Executive Secretary. The...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 13 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 13

E/ESCWA/SD/2010/3

The thirteenth issue of the Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region disseminates data on population size and composition, and on vital events, namely fertility, mortality...

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