Fertility projections of Registered Indians, 1982 to 1996: R5-356/1985E-PDF

"The registered Indian population has entered the demographic transition, moving from a traditionally high to a moderately low fertility typical of modern society. Within less than two decades, its fertility halved, reaching about 3.2 births per woman in 1981. In recent years, a marked convergence between Indian and overall Canadian fertility has been observed. However, the fertility level of registered Indians is still twice as high as that of the Canadian population at large. The Indian current demographic transition has not yet run its course and there is a potential for a further fertility decrease before the overall Canadian level is reached."--Summary.

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Department/Agency Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Corporate Policy. Research Branch.
Title Fertility projections of Registered Indians, 1982 to 1996
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "April 1985." Issued also in French under title: Projections de la fécondité des Indiens inscrits, 1982-1996. Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Date 1985.
Number of Pages ix, 35 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R5-356/1985E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number QS-3383-000-EE-A1
Subject Terms Status Indians, Fertility, Forecasting