Asia-Pacific Population Journal

For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region. Published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), APPJ brings out high quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles relevant for population policies and programmes in Asia and the Pacific. Prominent population experts, award-winning demographers, as well as lesser known researchers have been contributing articles, documenting over the years the evolution of thinking in this important sphere.


The demography of Kiribati: Estimates from the 1985 census

Since the Second World War, censuses have been held in the Republic of Kiribati in 1947, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1985 and 1990. This paper presents an analysis of the 1985 census and compares projections made on the basis of that analysis with the 1990 enumeration. Comparison is made throughout with the estimates derived from 1978 census.


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