SexRatioAtBirth: Sex Ratio at Birth

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Estimates and projections of the sex ratio at birth derived as the number of female divided by the number of male.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with one record per country. It contains columns country_code, name, and one column per five-year time interval (i.e., from 1 July in year t to 1 July in year t+5 such as the period 1950-1955 refers to the period 1950.5-1955.5 and the mid of the period is 1953.0).

Source

This dataset is based on estimates and projections of United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017).

References

World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp.

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