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Southern African Journal of Demography

The Centre edited the Southern African Journal of Demography on behalf of the Population Association of Southern Africa from 2004-2008. Archived copies of all issues up to Vol 12 are available through the link on the right. The current editor of the journal is Prof. Eric Udjo.

  • Volume 1 Number 1 July 1987

    • Cultural explanations for the persistence of migrant labour in Southern Africa: A critique
      D. Gelderblom - Page 1
    • The demography of whites in South Africa prior to 1820
      N.B. Gouws - Page 7
    • Family planning in rural Kwazulu: Transition from traditional to contemporary practices
      C.W. Kies - Page 16
    • The avoidable costs of population
      J.L. Sadie - Page 20
    • Die 1985-steekproefbevolkingsopname in die Republiek van Transkei
      D.J. Stoker - Page 26
    • Promotion of a family planning program: The Taiwan model
      T.H. Sun - Page 32
    • The PROJUSE simulation model for determining family-planning objectives
      J.L. van Tonder - Page 43
  • Volume 2 Number 1 July 1988

    • Socioeconomic factors affecting fertility in the developing countries and of the developing population groups in South Africa
      W.P. Mostert; B.E. Hofmeyr - Page 1
    • Sociocultural factors and fertility
      J.M.Lotter - Page 7
    • Culture, context and behaviour: Anthropological perspectives on fertility in Southern Africa
      E. Preston-Whyte - Page 13
    • Application of a mathematical model to South African migration data, 1975-1980
      B.E. Hofmeyr - Page 24
    • Historiese grondslae van swart verstedeliking in Suid-Afrika
      P. Smit Page 29
    • The 1987 document on the Population Development Programme
      N.B. Gouws - Page 42
  • Volume 3 Number 1 July 1990

    • The demand for education and its economic implications
      J.A. Grobbelaar - Page 1
    • The economic environment and employment creation in South Africa
      S. van der Berg; B. Smit - Page 6
    • Teenage pregnancy, whose problem? Realities and prospects for action in KwaZulu/Natal
      E. Preston-Whyte; M. Zondi; G. Mavudla; H. Gumede - Page 11
    • Sterilisasie in die Paarl-Hospitaal
      V.P. de Villiers - Page 21
    • Waardeverwagtinge: 'n mikrovlakmodel vir die voorspelling van migrasievoornemens
      P.C. Kok; M.S. Badenhorst - Page 23

    DOCUMENTS

    • The indicators used to monitor the progress of the population development programme in South Africa
      N.B. Gouws - Page 33
  • Volume 4 Number 1 October 1994

    • South African population prospects
      Jan L.Sadie - Page 1
    • Unwanted fertility, contraception and induced abortion in South Africa
      J.P.H. Rossouw & G.E. du Plessis - Page 12
    • Surgical sterilisation and hysterectomy in South Africa: 1988
      J.P.H. Rossouw, W.P. Mostert & G.E. du Plessis - Page 29
    • Economic implications of demographic ageing in South Africa
      Jan L. Sadie - Page 40
    • The demography of the youth of South Africa
      Barbel B.Haldenwang - Page 58
    • Contraceptive sterilisation in South Africa: the resultant averted births
      B. E. Hofmeyr - Page 83
  • Volume 5 Number 1 October 1995

    • Fertility and mortality trends and implications for social demands in Botswana
      E.O.Udjo - Page 1
    • Age misreporting in Malawian censuses and sample surveys: An application of the United Nations' joint age and sex score
      Martin E. Palamuleni - Page 11
    • Contraceptive continuation in South Africa, 1991
      B.E.Hofmeyr - Page 18
    • Fertility transition in Botswana: An African perspective
      S. Kwesi Gaisie - Page 35
    • Computing approaches to obtaining data for the indirect estimation of childhood mortality using Demographic and Health Survey data: A programming note
      Sulaiman M. Bah - Page 48
    • The development of demography in South Africa: A relevant social science or a tool for counting subgroups?
      Gretchen du Plessis - Page 52
    • Population and the environment in Zimbabwe: The case of rural households
      Naomi N. Wekwete - Page 60
  • Volume 6 Number 1 October 1996

    • An evaluation of the reported age-sex distribution of Botswana in the 1990-Census
      Eric O. Udjo - Page 1
    • The determinants of areal childhood mortality variation in Swaziland
      Gugulethu Gule - Page 9
    • Some salient features of the population of Malawi
      Martin E. Palamuleni - Page 21
    • Reproductive choice and motivation in South Africa, 1987-9
      Gretchen du Plessis - Page 33
    • International thinking on population policies and programmes from Rome to Cairo: Has South Africa kept pace?
      David G. Ndegwa - Page 49
    • Factors influencing contraceptive use by groups in the post-transitional stage of development
      Melinda Potgieter - Page 57
    • Correlates of low birth weight in Botswana
      Peter Ubomba-Jaswa and Susanna R. Ubomba-Jaswa - Page 64
  • Volume 7 -Number 1, 1997 -1999

    • Demographic survey data in South Africa: An evaluation of methodology and quality
      Heston Phillips - Page 1
    • The probabilistic projection of the supply and demand for new entrant engineers to the South Africa labour market 1994-2023
      Paul Kibuuka and Care' van Aardt - Page 11
    • The definition of migration and its application: making sense of recent South African census and survey data
      Pieter Kok - Page 19
    • Probability models of migration: complete and incomplete data
      Frans J. Willekens - Page 31
    • The making and unmaking of a national but stratified vital statistics system in the Republic of South Africa and the new making of a more comprehensive vital statistics system
      Sulaiman M. Bah - Page 45
    • The use of census data to develop a geodemographic or lifestyle segmentation system for South Africa
      Craig Schwabe and Michael O'Donovan - Page 51
    • Internet resources for Demographers
      Thomas A. Gryn - Page 63
  • Volume 8 -Number 1, 2001 -2002

    • Diminishing returns: Circulatory migration linking Cape Town to the Eastern Cape.
      Simon Bekker - Page 1
    • Divorce Statistics -A case of the wool being pulled over our eyes?
      Susan Ziehl - Page 9
    • Determinants of internal migration in South Africa
      Oumar Bouare - Page 23
    • The role of proximate determinants in fertility transition: A comparative study of Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe
      Gobopamang Letamo and Halima N. Letamo - Page 29
    • Did they jump or were they pushed? An investigation into the apparent undercount of whites in the 1996 South African census
      Rob Dorrington - Page 37
    • The impact of HIV/AIDS on the South African labour market from a critical perspective
      Care van Aardt - Page 47
    • Use of maternal health care among African women in South Africa
      Heston Phillips - Page 61
  • Volume 9 - Number 1 June 2004

    • Marriage patterns in South Africa: Methodological and substantive issues
      Debbie Budlender, Ntebaleng Chobokoane and Sandile Simelane Page 1
    • Social change and premarital fertility in Madagascar
      Michel Garenne and Julien Zwang Page 27
    • Adult mortality in rural Malawi
      Henry Victor Doctor Page 49
    • Comparing Census 1996 with Census 2001: An operational perspective
      Marius Cronje and Debbie Budlender Page 67
    • Sex ratios at birth in populations of Eastern and Southern Africa
      Michel Garenne Page 91
  • Volume 9 - Number 2 December 2004

    • Household dynamics in northern Malawi during the 1980s
      Tobias Chirwa, Sian Floyd, Jorg Ponnighaus, Simon Malema, Simon Kileta, Basia Zaba, Lyn Bliss and Paul Fine Page 1
    • Estimates of provincial fertility and mortality in South Africa, 19851996
      Rob Dorrington, Ian M. Timus, Tom Moultrie and Nadine Nannan Page 25
    • Age at marriage and modernisation in sub-Saharan Africa
      Michel Garenne Page 59
    • Improving death registration and statistics in developing countries: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa
      Chalapati Rao, Debbie Bradshaw and Colin D. Mather Page 8 
  • Volume 10 - December 2005

    • Demographic analysis of the population of Karonga District, northern Malawi, 1980–90, Tobias Chirwa, Basia Zaba, Sian Floyd, Simon Malema, Jorg Ponninghaus, Paul Fine . . . . . . . 1
    •  The estimation of infant mortality from proportions dying among births in the past
      24 months, John Blacker and William Brass  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
    • Population mobility and household dynamics in rural South Africa: implications for demographic and health research -Victoria Hosegood, Justus Benzler, Geoff C Solarsh
    • Download Full Journal (PDF)- Volume 10 (1 & 2) (December 2005)
  • Volume 11 - December 2005

    • Contents Page -Contents
    • Magnitudes, Personal Characteristics and Activities of Eastern Cape Migrants: A Comparison with Other Migrants and with Non-migrants using Data from the 1996 and 2001 Censuses -Nalen Naidoo, Murray Leibbrandt and Rob Dorrington -  Article 1
    • The Effect of HIV on the Estimation of Child Mortality Using the Children Surviving/Children Ever Born Technique Patrick Ward and Basia Zaba Article 2
    • Socio-economic correlates of the incidence of extended household living in South Africa-A.Y. Amoateng and I. Kalule-Sabiti Article 3

 

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