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Demographic Transition

  • By: Barry Pakes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Demographic transition is a term coined by F. W. Notestien in 1945 to describe the changes that occur in a population as it moves from a premodern to a modern society, or from a developing to an industrialized economy. Developing countries ...

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