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Commission on Population and Development, 49th session (11-15 April 2016)

on the theme, "Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda" [read more]

World Population Prospects: 2015 Revision

The twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat [read more]

Demographic Components of Future Population Growth: 2015 Revision

New projections of the contributions of fertility, mortality, migration and the current age structure of population to future population growth. [read more]

World Marriage Data 2015

An up-to-date set of data on the marital status of the population by age and sex for 231 countries or areas of the world.

Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015 Report

New UN study released on 12 November 2015 reveals significant decline in maternal mortality – but much remains to be done [read more]


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