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1 (21) 2014

Demography and social economy, 2014, 1(21):59-71
doi: https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2014.01.059

V. STANKUNIENE
Prof. Dr., leading researcher, Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
M. BAUBLYTE
Researcher, Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENCES OF FERTILITY INTENTIONS IN LITHUANIA IN THE CONTEXT OF LOW FERTILITY AND ECONOMIC INSTABILITY
Section: Socio-demographic changes in Ukraine: factors and prospects.
Language: English
Abstract: The article is devoted to investigate sociodemographic differences of fertility intentions in Lithuania within the context of lowering and low fertility and changing economic situation. To reveal the dynamics of fertility intentions the findings obtained from the several international and national surveys carried out in Lithuania over the last fifteen years have been used for the analysis.
Key words: fertility; fertility intentions; sociodemographic fertility differences, Lithuania.
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