CHINA

Warning: Use the data with caution. According to the information of the United Nations Statistics Division, fertility data for this country might be less reliable for some years due to the absence of or serious problems with the vital registration system.

Pooled Data Files
Indicator All birth orders combined By birth order
ASFR and CPFR, standardized age scale 1964-2005 1995, 1998-1999, 2001-2002, 2004-2005
Total fertility rate and mean age at birth 1964-2005 [graphs] 1995, 1998-1999, 2001-2002, 2004-2005
References                   Notes

Data by source
Source Source type All birth orders combined By birth order
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2015). Age-specific fertility rate of childbearing women by age of mother and birth order, 01.11.2003-31.10.2004 [electronic resource]. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data downloaded on 05.01.2015. survey 2004 2004
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2015). Age-specific fertility rate of childbearing women by age of mother and birth order, 01.11.2004-31.10.2005 [electronic resource]. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data downloaded on 05.01.2015. survey 2005 2005
National Bureau of Statistics of China (1996). China Population Statistics Yearbook 1996. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data accessed at INED (library) in February 2015 (S3CH1996). survey 1995 1995
National Bureau of Statistics of China (1999). China Population Statistics Yearbook 1999. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data accessed at INED (library) in February 2015 (S3CH1999). survey 1998 1998
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2000). China Population Statistics Yearbook 2000. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data accessed at INED (library) in February 2015 (S3CH2000). survey 1999 1999
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2002). China Population Statistics Yearbook 2002. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data accessed at INED (library) in February 2015 (S3CH2002). survey 2001 2001
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2003). China Population Statistics Yearbook 2003. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data accessed at INED (library) in February 2015 (S3CH2003). survey 2002 2002
Coale, A.J. and S.L. Chen (1987). Basic data on fertility in the provinces of China, 1940-1982. Papers of the East-West Population Institute No. 104. Honolulu: East-West Center. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. research estimates 1964-1982
National Bureau of Statistics of China (2007). Fertility estimates for provinces of China, 1975-2000. Beijing: National Bureau of Statistics of China and Honolulu: East-West Center. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. research estimates 1975-2000
Zhao, Z. and X. Zhang (2000). China’s recent fertility decline: evidence from reconstructed fertility statistics. Population (English edition). 65/3: 451-478. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. survey 1990, 1994-2005
Zhao, Z. and X. Zhang (2000). China’s recent fertility decline: evidence from reconstructed fertility statistics. Population (English edition). 65/3: 451-478. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. survey 1990-2005
Zhao, Z. and X. Zhang (2000). China’s recent fertility decline: evidence from reconstructed fertility statistics. Population (English edition). 65/3: 451-478. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. research estimates 1990-2005
Zhao, Z. and X. Zhang (2000). China’s recent fertility decline: evidence from reconstructed fertility statistics. Population (English edition). 65/3: 451-478. Submitted to the HFC by K. Zeman on 04.02.2015. research estimates 1990-2005