The development of reproductive behaviour in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak Republic in the 20th century and the early 21st century

Branislav Šprocha, INFOSTAT – Demographic Research Centre, Slovak Republic
Luděk Šídlo, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Czech Republic

Pages: 25 – 43

Abstract

Reproductive behaviour in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak Republic has undergone several major transformations in the 20th century and the early 21st century. Over a period of more than 100 years, the character of fertility and mortality has changed several times in a significant way. The aim of this paper is to analyze the development of natality, fertility and mortality in both countries in a long-term aspect and to point out the main shifts that the demographic reproduction in both countries undergone since the establishment of Czechoslovakia to the present.

Issue for download
PDF (1.2 MB, 318 downloads)