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Demographic indicators

Definitions of the indicators

Life expectancy at birth - The number of years newborn children would live if subject to the mortality risks prevailing for the cross-section of population at the time of their birth.

Crude death rate - Annual number of deaths per 1,000 population.

Crude birth rate - Annual number of births per 1,000 population.

Total fertility rate - The number of children that would be born per woman if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years and bear children at each age in accordance with prevailing age-specific fertility rates.

Urban population - Percentage of population living in urban areas as defined according to the national definition used in the most recent population census.

 

Main data sources

Life expectancy - United Nations Population Division

Child population - United Nations Population Division.

Crude death and birth rates - United Nations Population Division.

Fertility - United Nations Population Division.

Urban population - United Nations Population Division.

 

Notes

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