African Population Studies

African Population Studies/Etude de la Population Africaine is a  bilingual journal [English and French] published twice a year in April and October by the Union for African Population Studies. It publishes dependable and timely information emanating from original research on African population, development and related fields. Papers are invited from researchers and others working in the population field.

Editorial Office
Demography and Population Studies Programme
University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa



Appel à contributions pour un numéro spécial


Mortalité et causes de décès en Afrique sub-saharienne francophone

Numéro spécial coordonné par : Abdramane Soura (Université de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) et Bruno Masquelier (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique)

Date limite de soumission des articles : 15 Octobre 2014

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La série des thèses et mémoires africains est une initiative de l’Union pour l’Etude de la Population Africaine qui permet à des étudiants dans les universités et les centres de recherche africains de publier leurs travaux de mémoire ou thèse sous forme d’articles.

A cette fin, Etudes de la Population Africaine invite les jeunes étudiants, chercheurs et enseignants  chercheurs dans les universités et les institutions de recherche africaines à soumettre des manuscrits basés sur leurs thèses ou leurs mémoires de Master (option recherche). 

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African Dissertation Series is a flagship initiative of Union for African Population Studies to enable young scholars in African academic and research institutions to get their doctoral and masters dissertations translated into publishable Journal articles.

To this end, African Population Studies Journal invites young African scholars, researchers, junior faculties in African Universities and Research entities to submit manuscripts based on their PhD or advanced Masters degree dissertations. Manuscripts must be devoted to issues of population, health and development in Africa. All dissertation manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. Authors of manuscripts will be assisted in refining the quality of their manuscripts.

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Vol 28, No 1, May 2014: Supplement on Population Issues in South Africa; Guest Editor: Martin E Palamuleni

Table of Contents


Estimating demographic parameters from the 2011 South Africa Population Census PDF
Eric O Udjo 564-578
Adolescent mortality in South Africa: An analysis of unnatural causes of deaths by sex, 2000-2009 PDF
Nicole De Wet, Genevieve Dean, Clifford O Odimegwu 579-589
The stall in fertility decline in rural, northeast, South Africa: the contribution of a self-settled, Mozambican, refugee sub-population PDF
Latifat Ibisomi, Jill Williams, Mark A Collinson, Stephen Tollman 590-600
Mortality from non-communicable diseases in South Africa, 1997-2009 PDF
Eric O Udjo, Pinky Lalthapersad-Pillay 601-609
Urbanisation in South Africa: a critical review of policy, planning and practice PDF
T M Ruhiiga 610-622
Social Context Factors and Attitudes toward Interracial Relationships on a South African University Campus PDF
Acheampong Yaw Amoateng, Ishmael Kalule-Sabiti 623-635
Rates and predictors of school pregnancy among black women in the North West province, South Africa PDF
Mhele Karabo, Natal Ayiga 636-647
The greying of a rainbow nation: Policy responses to the implications of population ageing in South Africa PDF
Wade Goodrick, André Pelser 648 - 660
Language, residential space and inequality in Cape Town: Broad-brush profiles and trends PDF
Lloyd Hill, Simon Bekker 661-680
Termination of pregnancy: Perspectives of female students in Durban, South Africa PDF
Ashley Gresh, Pranitha Maharaj 681-690
Ubiquitous burden: the contribution of migration to AIDS and Tuberculosis mortality in rural South Africa PDF
Philipe Bocquier, Mark A Collinson, Samuel J Clark, Annette A.M Gerritsen, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M Tollman 691 -701

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