Aging and Increasing Longevity of World Population

  • P. M. Hauser


The data are presented for the world as a whole and, in the aggregate, for the MDCs and the LDCs, respectively. This summary is based on a comprehensive paper by the author which also contains data for the 10 United Nations Regions of the MDCs and the 14 United Nations Regions of the LDCs. The paper was published by the Nihon University Population Research Institute in Tokyo (Hauser 1983).


World Population Demographic Transition Present Trend Aging Index Life Expectation 
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