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Demographic transition in Southern Asia: Challenges and opportunities

Gubhaju, Bhakta

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This paper examines fertility and mortality trends in Southern Asia and their consequences for changes in age structure, dependency ratio, population ageing and feminization of the elderly population. It highlights challenges and opportunities brought about by the demographic transition. In particular the paper suggests ways in which countries in Southern Asia can reap the benefits of the "demographic dividend", which is a one-time "window of opportunity" that countries in the region should...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/62039
Source: Asia-Pacific Population Journal

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