Ethnic differences in Australian fertility

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Ethnic differences in Australian fertility are analyzed using country of birth as a surrogate variable for ethnicity. Data are from Australian censuses and birth registers and primarily concern 1981. The results show that the fertility of most European immigrants (except the Dutch and Maltese) is converging toward the Australian norm. Non-European immigrants, except recently arrived refugee groups from Asia and the Middle East, have lower fertility

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-116
Number of pages10
JournalClinical Reproduction and Fertility
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1986


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