MPIDR Working Paper

Demographic trends in Sweden: an update of childbearing and nuptiality through 2002

Andersson, G.
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2003-034, 13 pages.
Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (October 2003)
Open Access


In the present note, we display the main features of recent trends in vital family-demographic behavior in Sweden. We update previously published indexes of marriage, divorce, and childbearing risks by calendar year in order to cover the developments up trough 2002, adding another two to three years of observation to our series.
Keywords: Sweden, fertility trends, nuptiality
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