This book examines the causes of declining fertility in a major Southeast Asian nation, the Philippines. It describes issues pertaining to the significance and utility of demographic measurement for promoting rapid economic development.
1. Regional Population Issues and the 1978 Philippine Area Fertility Survey 2. Recent Trends in Philippine Fertility: The Advancing Transition, 1970–1975 3. Current Philippine Fertility: The Continuing Advance, 1977 4. Intermediate Fertility Variables I: Population Structure and Marital Composition 5. Intermediate Fertility Variables II: Contraception 6. Indirect Fertility Determinants I: Characteristics of Eligible Women 7. Indirect Fertility Determinants II: Characteristics of Household and Household Head 8. Socioeconomic Change and Demographic Response: Philippine Population Processes in the 70s