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Australia’s Fertility Transition

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Figure 2.1 Coale’s fertility indices (Ig and If), Australia, 1861–1921, and Tasmania, 1881–1921

Figure 2.2 Estimated total fertility rate (TFR) for Tasmania, 1860–1921 (three-year moving average)

Figure 2.3 Mean children ever born to married women, Australia and Tasmania, 1911 census

Figure 2.4 Mean children ever born to married women, Australia and Tasmania, 1921 census

Figure 2.5 Children ever born to married women by birth cohort, Australia, 1921 census

Figure 6.1 Proportions of families by number of children, complete group: 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.2 Proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.3 Proportions of women reaching each parity by socioeconomic status, complete group: 1860/70 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.4 Proportions of women reaching each parity by socioeconomic status, complete group: 1880 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.5 Proportions of women reaching each parity by socioeconomic status, complete group: 1890 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.6 White-collar workers, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.7 Skilled workers, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.8 Farmers, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.9 Lower-skilled workers, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.10 Unskilled workers, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.11 Proportions of women reaching each parity by urban/rural location, complete group: 1860/70 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.12 Proportions of women reaching each parity by urban/rural location, complete group: 1880 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.13 Proportions of women reaching each parity by urban/rural location, complete group: 1890 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.14 Proportions of women reaching each parity for couples living in an urban area, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.15 Proportions of women reaching each parity for couples living in a rural area, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.16 Proportions of women reaching each parity by religion, complete group: 1860/70 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.17 Proportions of women reaching each parity by religion, complete group: 1880 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.18 Proportions of women reaching each parity by religion, complete group: 1890 marriage cohort, Tasmania

Figure 6.19 Anglicans, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.20 Catholics, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.21 Presbyterians, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.22 Methodists, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 6.23 Other Nonconformists, proportions of women reaching each parity, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 7.1 Mean birth intervals by birth order (excluding last), complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 7.2 Predicted probability that a birth is the last by socioeconomic status, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 7.3 Predicted probability that a birth is the last by socioeconomic status for women married at age 20–24 years, giving birth at 30+ years and with a husband the same age or 1–4 years older, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 7.4 Predicted probability that a birth is the last by urban/rural location, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania

Figure 7.5 Predicted probability of women having at least a specific number of surviving children, complete group: 1860/70, 1880 and 1890 marriage cohorts, Tasmania


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