Changes in cohort fertility of women in Slovakia in relation to the educational attainment

Branislav Šprocha, INFOSTAT – Demographic Research Centre, Center of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Science, Slovak Republic

Pages: 3 – 18


The highest educational attainment is one of the most important differentiation factors for reproductive behavior in postmodern societies.The main aim of this paper is to analyze the development of cohort fertility and the structure of women by the number of children born in Slovakia in relation to their educational attainment. In addition, we will also focus on the development and differentiation of the cohort parity progression ratios according to the education of women.

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