An Empirical Method for Calculating Future Population

  • P. K. Whelpton
Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 6)


We omit Whelpton’s adjustments for underenumeration of children in the census and his discussion of immigration levels, and limit the analysis to his discussion of the non-immigrant white population.


Total Fertility Rate Future Population Death Rate Trend Registration State Past Trend 
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