Family Planning, Total Fertility Rate, Family Planning Service, Family Planning Program, Marriage Rate
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Census of Population, Ceylon, 1963. Volume 1. Tables based on a 10% sample, part 1: General Characteristics (Department of Census and Statistics, February, 1967).
Courtesy of Mr. L. Aponso, Statistician, Department of Census and Statistics, Ceylon.
Report of the Registrar-General of Ceylon on Vital Statistics for 1963 (May 1968).
According to the Statistical Abstract of Ceylon for 1965, the expectation of life at birth for men increased from 58.8 to 61.9 between 1953 and 1962. Over the same period, the figure for women increased from 57.5 to 61.4.
Report of the Registrar-General..., op. cit. Report of the Registrar-General of Ceylon on Vital Statistics for 1963.
“Recent Fertility Trends in Ceylon” (A Preliminary Study), R. Raja Indra (Mimeographed, June 27, 1963).
Report of the Registrar-General ..., op. cit. Report of the Registrar-General of Ceylon on Vital Statistics for 1963.
Post-Enumeration Survey, 1953, Monograph No. 1 (Department of Census and Statistics, Government Press, Ceylon).
Provisional results courtesy of Mr. L. Aponso.
Medium projection in “Population Projections for Ceylon, 1963–1978” (Department of National Planning, Colombo, November, 1967, Mimeographed).
“On Measuring the Marriage Squeeze,” D. S. Akers and R. Parke. Abstract in Population Index 33, Number 3 (July–September, 1967).
Report of the Registrar General ..., op. cit. Report of the Registrar-General of Ceylon on Vital Statistics for 1963.
Report of the Advisory Committee on Family Planning on “Plan and Programme for National Family Planning Project” (August 1, 1966, Mimeographed).
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See footnote 11. Medium projection in “Population Projections for Ceylon, 1963–1978” (Department of National Planning, Colombo, November, 1967, Mimeographed).
In the first quarter of 1968, 55 percent of new acceptors were under 30, 51.9 percent had four or fewer living children at acceptance, and 60.5 percent had an open interval of less than 12 months. See “Report on new Acceptors of Family Planning, Ceylon, First Quarter, 1968” (August I, 1968, Mimeographed).
For a discussion of the natural history of the organization and evolution of family planning programs, see B. Berelson, “National Family Planning Programs: Where We Stand” (presented at the University of Michigan SesquioentenniaI celebration, November, 1967).
At the moment, 71 percent of the population are Sinhalese and 22 percent Tamil. According to the Registrar-General’s Report on Vital Statistics for 1963, the crude rate of natural increase is higher for the Sinhalese than for Tamils. Gunnar Myrdal gives an incisive account of ethnic conflict and Ceylonese politics since independence in Asian Drama, Volume 1 (1967), pp. 343–360.
O. E. R. Abhayaratne and C. H. S. Jayawardene, Fertility Trends in Ceylon (Colombo, 1967), pp. 277–291.
See Ceylon: 3 Tea Estates, Table 2, “Use of Oral Contraceptives: With Special Reference to Developing Countries,” Studies in Family Planning, Number 24 (December, 1967) and Monthly Report—December, 1967, The Population Council (Ceylon, Mimeographed).
See rUCD continuation rates from Bandaragama in Report for January–February, 1968, The Population Council (Ceylon, Mimeographed).
N. H. Wright, “Suggested Method of Estimating Family Planning Targets” (Working Paper for Evaluation Sub-Committee of the Family Planning Advisory Committee, July 26, 1968).
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