Demographic and Family Transition in Southeast Asia
Yeung, Wei-Jun Jean
This open access book presents the trends and patterns of demographic and family changes from all eleven countries in the region for the past 50 years. The rich data are coupled with historical, cultural and policy background to facilitate an understanding of the changes that families in Southeast Asia have been going through. The book is structured into two parts. Part A includes three segments preceded by a briefing on Southeast Asia. The first segment focuses on marital and partnership status in the region, particularly marriage rates, age at marriage, incidence of singlehood, cohabitation, and divorce. The second segment focuses on fertility indicators such as fertility rates (total, age-specific, adolescent), age at childbearing, and childlessness. The third presents information on household structures in the region by examining household sizes, and incidence of one-person households, single-parent families, as well as extended and composite households. Part B presents indicators of children and youth’s well-being.
KeywordsPopulation Structure of Southeast Asia; Population Density; Female Labour Force Participation; Gender Inequality Index (GII); Singulate Main Age at Marriage (SMAM); Singlehood and Consensual Union; Marriage and Divorce; Marital and Partnership Status in Southeast Asia; Fertility Indicators in Southeast Asia; Household Structures in Southeast Asia; Total Fertility Rate (TFR); Main Age at Childbearing (MAC); Age-Specific Fertility Rates (ASFR); Childlessness in Southeast Asia; Average Household Size in Southeast Asia 1980-2010; Household Types in Southeast Asia, 1970-2010; Living Arrangements among Older Adults in Southeast Asia; Child and Youth Well-Being; Education Levels in Southeast Asia
Publication date and placeCham, 2022
ImprintSpringer International Publishing
Population & demography
Sociology: family & relationships