The remarkable changes in fertility, nuptiality, and mortality that have occurred in the People's Republic of China from the early 1950s to 1982 are summarized in this report. Data are based largely on the single-year age distributions tabulated in the 1953, 1964, and 1982 censuses of China and a major 1982 fertility survey.
National Research Council. 1984. Rapid Population Change in China, 1952-1982. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/61.
|2 Sources and Quality of Data||12-38|
|3 Marriage in China Since 1950||39-45|
|4 Childbearing in China Since 1950||46-63|
|5 Mortality in China||64-70|
|Appendix: Data Tables||75-86|
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