A demographic perspective to understand fertility barriers of Hong Kong. Paul Yip. Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong. Outlines. An overview of the population and marriage distribution
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A demographic perspective to understand fertility barriers of Hong Kong
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong
Number of live births in Hong Kong by
residence of mothers, 1981 - 2003
The three major concerns:
1. Unfavorable Economic condition
2. Unsatisfactorily Education service
3. Individual preference.
Window closes earlier when the age truncating
fortotal dependency ratio changed
Source: United Nations World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision
Population pyramid of Hong Kong 1976, 2003 and 2033
Economic and Financial impact is a real concern.
Time to Act Now
Analogy of a clock: