Documenting population trends
Synonyms: Demonstrating demographic movements
Collecting demographic data
Estimating population trends
Analysing social growth patterns
Projecting population trends
Determining population characteristics
Forecasting population size
Monitoring population statistics
Description: Basic demographic data is collected from population censuses, vital statistics registration and surveys. Population dynamics comprise analysis of demographic data, determinants and consequences of population trends and interaction of demographic and socio-economic variables.
Context: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Subjects: StatisticsAnalyticsGrowthSocialDocumentationStudyInspection, testsDemographyPopulationDevelopment PolicyFuturePatterns
Type Classification: F: Exceptional strategies