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Application of the Own-Children Method for estimating fertility by ethnic and religious groups in the UK

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Fertility across and within countries is influenced by a number of socio-economic and cultural factors, including ethnicity and potentially religion. However, apart from census data, little information is available, at least in the UK, to estimate fertility rates and thus fertility trends by ethnic and religious groups between censuses. Previously, the Labour Force Survey (LFS) has been exploited to produce national total fertility rates (TFR) by ethnic groups up to 2001 using the reverse-sur...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s12546-009-9020-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Funding agency for:
Dubuc, S
Grant:
RES-163-25-0049
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Population Research Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
207-225
Publication date:
2009-09-01
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1835-9469
ISSN:
1443-2447

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