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United Nations Demographic Yearbook - Special Topic Ethnic and Economic Characteristics 1956


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1956 - 12/1956
Data type
  • Urban-rural representative

The Demographic Yearbook is a collection of national demographic statistics, provided by national statistical authorities to the Statistics Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The tables in the Demographic Yearbook feature select demographic indicators, including size, distribution and trends in national populations, natality, fetal mortality, infant and maternal mortality, general mortality, nuptiality, and divorce. Data are shown by urban/rural residence, as available.