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Pathways into childbearing delay of men and women in Australia

Lazzari, Ester


Childbearing delay is a pervasive feature of Australian society, but little research has bee conducted to examine how socio-economic factors are linked to childbearing timing among Australian men and women. This paper addresses this by analysing the timing of first childbirth for a large sample of Australian residents (N = 4,444). The findings indicate that childbearing delay is socially patterned and that life course experiences shape the risk of delaying childbearing across genders. Having a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021-06-01
Type: Journal article
DOI: 10.1332/175795921X16197735939121
Access Rights: Open Access


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