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Below-replacement fertility of ethnic Indians in Fiji: a decomposition analysis of the components of changes in the total fertility rate

Gubhaju, Bhakta; Jongstra, Eduard; Raikoti, Merewalesi


The population of Fiji consists of two major ethnic groups, Fijians and Indians; it also comprises other groups, such as Europeans, Chinese and other Pacific Islands. The 2007 Census showed that there were 56.8 % Fijians and 37.5 % Indians, with the remaining 5.7 % consisting of other groups. This paper examines ethnic variation in fertility using current fertility estimated directly from the census data. As the Fiji census continued to gather information on the relationship of mothers with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Research
DOI: 10.1007/s12546-014-9134-4


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