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New York, New York, United Nations, 1996. x, 1131 p. (ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R/25)The Demographic Yearbook for 1994 presents comprehensive statistical tables of demography encompassing: population, vital statistics, infant mortality, maternal mortality, mortality, natality, nuptiality, divorce, and economic characteristics for 233 countries throughout the world. The special topic in this 1994 issue focuses on economic characteristics. Data available during 1986-95 include population by sex, population by age and sex, live births by sex, live births by age of the mother and sex of the child, deaths by sex, deaths by age and sex, expectation of life at exact ages by sex, infant deaths by sex, marriages, and divorces. Marriage by age of the groom and the bride is provided for the latest available year. Economic characteristics during 1985-94 include the participation rates of the economically active population by sex, age, and urban/rural residence; inactivity by functional group and sex, age, and urban/rural residence; industry, age, sex, and urban/rural residence for economically active persons; occupation as per industry table; employment or unemployment status by age, sex, and urban/rural residence; employment status and industry, sex, and urban/rural residence; and employment status and occupation, sex, and urban/rural residence. This issue presents special tables on the female economically active population by marital status, age, and urban/rural residence; and the economically active foreign born by occupation, age, and sex.
New York, New York, United Nations, 1996. , 19 p. (Statistical Papers Series A Vol. 48, No. 3; ST/ESA/STAT/SER.A/198)This issue of the UN Population and Vital Statistics Report presents country-specific birth, death, and population statistics for 233 countries of the world for 1995 and 1996. Data were estimated based on the most current information available from censuses, surveys, and other records. The data are identified by the nature of the base data, the recency of the base data, the method of time adjustment, and the quality of adjustment by type of data. Population figures are given for total, male, and female population and mid-1995 base estimates. Births, infant deaths, and deaths are given for estimated rate, actual rate, and actual number. The world estimates of population were 5.716 billion in 1995 and 5.804 billion in 1996. 1995 regional population estimates include 728 million in Africa, 455 million in North America, 320 million in South America, 3.458 billion in Asia, 727 million in Europe, and 29 million in Oceania. 1996 regional population estimates include an increase to 748 million in Africa, an increase to 462 million in North America, an increase to 325 million in South America, an increase to 3.513 billion in Asia, and a stabilization at 728 million in Europe and 29 million in Oceania.