Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System Revision 2
Series: M, No. 19/Rev.2
Sales number: 01.XVII.10
Languages: [Arabic]; [Chinese]; [English]; [French]; [Russian]; [Spanish]
The Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Rev. 2 is a guide for national governments in establishing and maintaining reliable civil registration systems for legal documentation on events throughout the lifetime of individuals from birth, changes in marital status, and to death. It provides technical guidance on standards, concepts, definitions, and classifications for civil registration and vital statistics to further increase international comparability of data. This publication, supersedes the Principles and Recommendations published in 1973. It includes developments in technology and computing, that can greatly enhance civil registration. It is also an important reference book for teaching and training on vital statistics and civil registration systems in population research institutes, training centers and universities. Companion to this book are series of Handbooks on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems issued by the United Nations over the last several years.
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