What's New?

All updates and changes to the Human Fertility Collection are presented in the table below in reverse chronological order:

Date Description

Juli 2022

Minor update of the HFC.

Mai 2021

Minor update of the HFC. Data on the period age-specific fertility rates from the Human Fertility Database (HFD) were updated in the HFC.

Februar 2021

Minor update of the HFC.

August 2020

Minor update of the HFC.

Februar 2020

Minor update of the HFC.

Oktober 2019

Major update of the HFC. Male fertility data were added.

Juli 2019

Minor update of the HFC.

Oktober 2018

Minor update of the HFC.

Juni 2018

Minor update of the HFC. Data on the period age-specific fertility rates from the Human Fertility Database (HFD) were updated in the HFC.

März 2018

Minor update of the HFC.

Juli 2017

Minor update of the HFC.

Februar 2017

Minor update of the HFC.

November 2016

Minor update of the HFC.

Oktober 2016

Major update of the HFC. Data on the period age-specific fertility rates from the Human Fertility Database (HFD) were incorporated into the HFC.

Juli 2016

Minor update of the HFC. One new country added.

April 2016

Minor update of the HFC. One new country added.

Januar 2016

Minor update of the HFC. Four new countries were added.

August 2015

Major update of the HFC. Six new countries were added. The splitting procedure was applied to order-specific aggregated data. Graphs with TFR and MAB are available for the visual presentation of data. Minor changes to the data formats were introduced.

Dezember 2014

Major update of the HFC. Seven new countries were added. Data for Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso and Marshall Islands were excluded due to data problems.

September 2014

Data for Bhutan, Equatorial Guinea and Yemen were excluded due to data problems.

April 2014

Major update of the HFC. Sixteen new countries were added. A checking procedure for tracing erroneous data was introduced. Some problematic data were excluded.

August 2013

The HFC was launched. Data available for 73 countries.