This text aims to help the novice understand demographic variables and analyze their impact on specific private and public sector interests. Examples are employed to demonstrate a wide range of techniques, and the book discusses software products from the 1990 US census that may revolutionize the use of demographic data by business and government.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Introduction: the characteristics of applied demography. Part 2 Basic concepts of applied demography: the basic demographic variables; secondary demographic and related socio-economic variables. Part 3 The sources of demographic data for applied analysis: sources of data on basic demographic variables; sources of data on secondary demographic and related variables. Part 4 Methods for applied demographic analysis: general demographic measures for applied analysis; specialized measures for demographic analysis. Part 5 Conclusion: the future of applied demography.