DSS302: Measures of Population Change

Measurement of fertility, the crude birth rates, adjusted rates, age-sex standardized rate, fertility rates for order of birth, marital fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates, child-woman ratio, nuptiality. Measurement of Mortality: crude death rate, standardize “direct and Indirect, measurement of mortality in infancy and childhood. The Life Table: Types, functions and the interrelation. Measurement of migration concepts and definitions, internal and international sources of data, direct and indirect methods of measurement- census, vital statistics: Measurement of Population growth-natural increases, total growth.