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Estimation of Fertility and Mortality of the Kuwaiti Population

Citation

El-Shalakani, Mostafa H. (1989). Estimation of Fertility and Mortality of the Kuwaiti Population. Journal of Biosocial Science, 21, 433-41.

Abstract

Indirect techniques are applied to estimate the current level of fertility and mortality among Kuwaiti nationals in Kuwait during 1980-85. The various methods discussed provide estimates in the vicinity of 45 per thousand for birth rate and 8 per thousand for death rate. While child spacing by birth order in Kuwait is about 2 years, the proportion of childlessness is very low (1%). As a consequence of lower mortality and stable high fertility, the Kuwaiti population remains young.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0021932000018162

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Biosocial Science

Author(s)

El-Shalakani, Mostafa H.

Year Published

1989

Volume Number

21

Pages

433-41

Reference ID

769