Demographic composition of population

Modified on 2013/05/16 15:07 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Population, households and families

From gender issues to gender statistics on demographic composition of population: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Does the sex distribution of births suggest a prenatal sex selection? Number of births by sex Civil registration system
Population registers
Household surveys
Population censuses
Are women or men in the working ages overrepresented in certain geographic areas, in urban areas or in rural areas? Population by sex, age, geographic areas, and urban/rural areas Population censuses
Household surveys
Population registers
Are women overrepresented among older persons? Population by sex and age Population censuses
Household surveys
Population registers