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Figures

Figure 1:
Total Fertility Rate for Sweden. Smoothed monthly figures, January 1962-June 1998.

Figure 2:
Fertility by order of birth, 1986-1997.

Figure 3:
Per cent employed. Women and men at ages 20-34.

Figure 4:
Births per 1000 childless women, for each age, 17-36, 1975-1997

Figure 5:
Births per 1000 childless women, by age, 1990 and 1997.

Figure 6:
Per cent still childless at each age 17-36. Swedish women born in 1945 through 1976.

Figure 7:
First births, 1986-1997, relative to 1990, all ages combined.

Figure 8:
First births, 1986-1997, relative to 1990, for selected ages.

Figure 9:
First births: adjustments of the period effect due to employment trends in the home municipalities.

Figure 10:
First births: adjustments of the period effect due to income earned.

Figure 11:
Expectations about their own household's economic prospects over the next twelve months.

Figure 12:
Estimated benefits for the year after a first birth, 1985-1989 and 1991-1996 (index). Women in full-time employment, Fixed prices.

 

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Entry into motherhood in Sweden:
the influence of economic factors on the rise and fall in fertility, 1986-1997

Britta Hoem
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol2/4