Figure 4.24. Projected changes in
total fertility, life expectancy, and resulting changes in population
for India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the world.
- Niessen et al. (1996).
- The following were used
to calculate the population index: Netherlands, 1800 = 100; India,
Mexico, and the world, 1900 = 100. Total fertility is defined as the
average number of children a woman would have if she experienced current
fertility during her lifetime.