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Population dynamics and human capital in Muslim countries

Abassi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Jones, Gavin

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Muslim countries have experienced unprecedented demographic and social transitions in recent decades. The population dynamics in most of these countries have led to the emergence of a young age structure. High-fertility countries such as Yemen and Afghanistan have the highest proportions of children in the population; while countries like Indonesia and Bangladesh, where fertility is approaching replacement level, have relatively high proportions of youth (aged 15-29) in the population. In...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216351
Source: Vienna Yearbook of Population Research
DOI: 10.1553/POPULATIONYEARBOOK2018S057

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