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Document Type
Further Analysis
Publication Topic(s)
Fertility and Fertility Preferences
Country(s)
Brazil
Language
English
Author(s)
Nelson do Valle Silva, Maria Helena F. T. Henriques, Amaury de Souza, Instituto de Estudos Econômicos, Sociais e Políticos de São Paulo and DHS Program, IRD/Macro, Columbia, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
April 1990
Publication ID
FA6

Abstract:

Brazil's population has undergone a major fertility decline in the past twenty years. Changing fertility patterns are analyzed in this report with data from the 1986 nationwide maternity-child health and contraceptive survey.