Volume 5 - Article 3 | Pages 65-78

Demographic trends in Sweden: Childbearing developments in 1961-2000, marriage and divorce developments in 1971-1999

By Gunnar Andersson, Guiping Liu

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Date received:07 Aug 2001
Date published:05 Oct 2001
Word count:1100
Keywords:childbearing, divorce, marriage, Sweden
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In the present note, we display the main features of recent trends in family-demographic behavior in Sweden. We update previously published indexes of marriage, divorce, and childbearing risks by calendar year in order to cover the developments up to 1999-2000, adding another two and three years of observation to our series.

Author's Affiliation

Gunnar Andersson - Stockholm University, Sweden [Email]
Guiping Liu - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany [Email]

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