United Nations demographic yearbook 2013

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Demographic Yearbook 2013 is the sixty-fourth in a series published since 1948. Through the cooperation with the National Statistical Offices, official demographic statistics are compiled in the Year book, as available, for more than 230 countries and areas of the world up to the reference year 2013. This edition of the Yearbook contains chapters on the population size and distribution, the population of capital cities, fertility, foetal mortality, infant and maternal mortality, general mortality, nuptiality and divorce.

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Technical Notes On The Statistical Tables

These Technical Notes are designed to provide the reader with relevant information related to the statistical tables. Information pertaining to the Demographic Yearbook in general is presented in the sections dealing with geographical aspects, population and vital statistics. In addition, preceding each table are notes describing the variables, remarks on the reliability and limitation of the data, countries and areas covered, and information on the presentation of earlier data. When appropriate, details on computation of rates, ratios or percentages are presented.


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