Basic Sources of Statistics.
Collection and Processing of Demographic Data. Population Size. Population Distribution of Geographic Areas.
Classification of Residence.
Racial and Ethnic Composition.
Marital Characteristics and Family Groups.
The Life Table.
Measures Based on Vital Statistics.
Measures Based on Censuses and Surveys.
Marriage and Divorce.
Internal Migration and Short-Distance Mobility.
Some Methods of Estimation for Statistically Underdeveloped Areas.
Appendix A: Reference Tables for Constructing and Abridged Life Table by the Reed-Merrell Method.
Appendix B: Selected "West" Model Life Tables and Stable Population Tables, and Related Reference Tables.
Appendix C: Selected General Methods.