Demographic Yearbook (UN)
The UN Demographic Yearbook provides data on population, age, sex, birth rates, mortality and urban/rural residence for countries in the United Nations system. Data, in Excel and PDF formats, are collated by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with national statistical agencies worldwide.
Fertility: live births, infant and maternal mortality, female population by age and number of children living
Nuptiality and divorce: population by age, sex and marital status
Mortality: life expectancy at birth, death rates by age and sex, general mortality rates.
For details of variables and methodology, see the UN Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System (rev.3).
Coverage is from 1948 to 2019, with variation by series:
- Population census datasets
- Tabulations on household characteristics
- Regular DYB - individual tables and notes
- Regular DYB - PDF format.
Data from 1948 to 2019 are available online.
Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]