Population, education and development: the concise report

Programme Reports & Evaluations
New York
United Nations
56 p.

The report provides a summary of recent information on selected aspects of population, education and development. It covers topics such as trends in population, education and development; education and entry into reproductive life; the interrelationships between education and fertility; education, health and mortality; and education and international migration. The report finds that education plays a key role in national development, besides being a prime component of individual well-being. Through education, individuals are empowered to have choices and make decisions, in such areas as work, place of residence, family size, health and life styles, and personal development.

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