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Belgium World Fertility Survey 1975-1976


General Info
Original or alternative title 
The Flemish Survey on Family Development, 1975-1976
Belgium (BEL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1975 - 05/1976
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of the survey was to analyze fertility behavior across different socioeconomic and religious backgrounds in Belgium. The target sample size was 5,500 and three groups were chosen: women ages 20 to 44; married women ages 16 to 19; and husbands of women ages 25 to 29. Of the original sample, 4,877 were interviewed successfully.

This is part of a fertility survey series conducted in the 1970s and 1980s. The series covers contraceptives, reproductive health, breastfeeding, and complete birth histories. The report for this survey may be available through library systems.