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Demographic transition: accelerating fertility decline in 1980s

, : Demographic transition: accelerating fertility decline in 1980s. Economic and Political Weekly 29(51/52): 3281-3292

Recent population data suggest that there has been a clear decline in fertility almost throughout India together with a continuing decline in mortality rates. This article highlights developments in the Indian demographic scene in the last two decades, focusing on changes in processes relevant to demographic transition, particularly fertility decline.

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