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World Population Profile: 1998

Just released on the Web by the US Census Bureau, this report offers "a comprehensive assessment of world demographic prospects as we approach the end of this century and the beginning of the next." The report highlights major demographic trends and the roles played by the developed and developing nations in these trends, and identifies some of the key elements and questions behind global...
Vital Statistics of the United States, 1997, Volume I, Natality

In 2000 the National Center for Health Statistics released the second installment of Vital Statistics of the United States, 1997, Volume I, Natality, adding twelve tables of data on births and fertility in the US to the twelve released in April. (There are 39 tables total with the remaining 15 to be released later this year.) The tables break down data on births, birth rates, and fertility rates...
Fertility of American Women

The Census Bureau collects data on fertility of noninstitutionalized American women biannually in the Current Population Survey (CPS), and they have released the report for 2000 this week. This year's findings are particularly significant because they record a drop in labor force participation by mothers with infant children (especially white mothers over 30), the first significant decline since...