By Isabelle Attané, Baochang Gu
Based on China’s lately published 2010 inhabitants census info, this edited quantity analyses the latest demographic developments in China, within the context of important social and monetary upheavals. The editor and the specialist participants describe the most gains of China’s demography, and concentrate on the main points of this most up-to-date section of its demographic transition.
The publication explores such impressive features of China’s demography because the altering age and intercourse inhabitants constitution; fresh traits in marriage and divorce; fertility tendencies with a spotlight on intercourse imbalance at beginning; the demography of the ethnic minorities and up to date mortality developments by means of sex.
Analysing China's inhabitants: Social swap in a brand new Demographic period examines and assesses the influence of alterations that during the arrival a long time can be an important for people, and the bigger society and financial system of the nation.
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As a consequence, the contraceptive prevalence rate has reached exceptionally high levels, even higher than those observed in the most developed countries. In 1982, 70 % of married women of reproductive age were using contraception, and this proportion reached almost 90 % in 2008. In theory, almost all existing contraception methods are available to Chinese couples. In practice, however, the intra-uterine device (IUD) (qigong nei jieyu) and female sterilization by tubal ligation (shuluanguan jieza), which are provided or performed free of charge in family planning centres or in hospitals after delivery, are overwhelmingly used.
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Analysing China's Population: Social Change in a New Demographic Era by Isabelle Attané, Baochang Gu