Sources and Resources for “Projecting Population”


Yudaya's story courtesy of Dr. Betty Kyaddondo of the Eastern Africa Reproductive Health Network at Uganda's Population Secretariat.


Print references and further readings


Baguma, R. and A. Ssengendo. 2008. "Uganda: Growing Population Good, Says Museveni." New Vision, 12 July. Available at


Boling, P. 2008. "Demography, Culture and Policy: Understanding Japan's Low Fertility." Population and Development Review 34(2): 307-26.


Bongaarts, J. 2008. "Fertility Transitions in Developing Countries: Progress or Stagnation?" Working Paper No. 7. New York: Population Council.


Dempsey, Judy. 2007. "Eastern Europe faces generation crisis" International Herald Tribune.


Edwards, Tom. 2008. "World Population Approaches 7 Billion." US Census Bureau. Washington, DC.


Haub, Carl. 2008. "Tracking Trends in Low-Fertility Countries: An Uptick for Europe." Population Reference Bureau. Washington, DC.


Haub, Carl. 2008. "Tracking Trends in Low-Fertility Countries: An Uptick for Europe." Population Reference Bureau. Washington, DC.


Hoßmann, I, M Karsch, R Klingholz, Y Köhncke, S Kröhnert, C Pietschmann and S Sütterlin. Europe's Demographic Future. Berlin: The Berlin Institute for Population and Development.


Keilman, N. 2001. "Data Quality and Accuracy of United Nations Population Projections." Population Studies 55(2): 149-164.


Labbok, M., K. Cooney and S. Coly. 1994. Guidelines: Breastfeeding, Family Planning and the Lactational Amenorrhea Method-LAM. Washington, DC: Institute for Reproductive Health.


Lirri, E. 2008. "New Policy Will Benefit Growing Population-President Museveni." Daily Monitor (Uganda), 15 September. Available at


Lutz, W., W. Sanderson and S. Scherbov. 2008. "The Coming Acceleration of Global Population Ageing." Nature 451(7 February): 716-719.


Malone, E and A Brenkert. (In press.) "Vulnerability, Sensitivity, and Coping/Adaptive Capacity Worldwide." In The Distributional Effects of Climate Change: Social and Economic Implications.


May, J. 2005. "Population Policy." In Poston, D. and M. Michlin, eds. The Handbook of Population. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.


McDevitt, Thomas M. 1998. World Population Profile: 1998. US Census Bureau. Washington, DC. Available at:


MEASURE Communication. 2001. Understanding and Using Population Projections. Washington, D.C.: Population Reference Bureau.


O'Neill, B.C. and D. Balk (2001) World Population Futures, Population Bulletin 56(3), Population Reference Bureau, Washington, DC.


O'Neill, B., D. Balk, M. Brickman and M. Ezra. 2001. "A Guide to Global Population Projections." Demographic Research 4:203-288.


Singh, S., J. Darroch, M. Vlassoff and J. Nadeau. 2003. Adding It Up: The Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health Care. New York: The Alan Guttmacher Institute and the United Nations Population Fund.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) and Macro International Inc. 2007. Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2006. Kampala, Uganda and Calverton, Maryland, USA: UBOS and Macro International Inc.


United Nations. 1989. World Population Prospects 1988. New York: United Nations.


United Nations Population Division. 2007. "Assumptions Underlying the Results of the 2006 Revision of World Population Prospects." Available from; last accessed 17 November 2008.


United Nations Population Division. 2007. World Population Prospects: The 2006 Revision. New York: United Nations Population Division.


United Nations Population Division. 1999. World Population Prospects: The 1998 Revision. New York: United Nations Population Division.


USAID Health Policy Initiative. Achieving the MDGs: The Contribution of Family Planning-Niger. Washington, DC: Constella Futures.


U.S. Census Bureau. 2004. Global Population at a Glance: 2002 and Beyond. Washington, D.C.


U.S. Census Bureau. Population Estimates and Projections Methodology.




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