|Britain in Europe: international and regional comparisons of fertility levels and trends.|
|PMID: 12286649 Owner: PIP Status: MEDLINE|
|"This chapter compares fertility patterns and trends in Britain with those in other West European countries. Britain shares many features in common with the rest of Western Europe: fertility below the replacement level, late childbearing with births over age 30 becoming more common. Britain stands out, however, by having one of the highest birth rates in Europe and is one of the few European countries not facing population decline in the medium term. Average age at first marriage and first birth are relatively young. Britain also has one of the highest proportions (30 per cent) of births outside marriage...[with] at least a quarter of all children...likely to experience a single parent home or a reconstituted family before age 16." Some data for the rest of the United Kingdom are also discussed.|
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|Type: Comparative Study; Journal Article|
|Title: Studies on medical and population subjects Volume: - ISSN: 0072-6400 ISO Abbreviation: Stud Med Popul Subj Publication Date: 1993|
|Created Date: 1994-07-05 Completed Date: 1994-07-05 Revised Date: 2012-05-01|
Medline Journal Info:
|Nlm Unique ID: 0320644 Medline TA: Stud Med Popul Subj Country: ENGLAND|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 67-93 Citation Subset: J|
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