The political history of South Africa had direct effect on the development of vital statistics in that country. The paper looks at the dynamics of the making, unmaking and remaking of a national but stratified vital statistics system in South Africa. The paper also outlines the crucial roles played by key players in the process. This historical context of vital statistics has implications for demographic teaching and research.
Bah, Sulaiman M.
"The Making, Unmaking and Remaking of a National but Stratified Vital Statistics System in the Republic of South Africa,"
PSC Discussion Papers Series:
3, Article 1.
Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/pscpapers/vol12/iss3/1