ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Population in Asian Countries-Trends, Issues and Strategies

Trends, Issues and Strategies Moni Nag Ninety-four per cent of the population in Asia (excluding Japan) lives in countries that have adopted an official policy to reduce population growth and have given support to family planning activities. The demographic trends and acceptance of contraceptives, however, vary considerably among these countries. China and Bangladesh stand at opposite poles in fertility and mortality indices as well as in a few socio-economic indices.

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