Volume 59 № 1 (March 2004)
Transitions in World Population
by Population Reference Bureau staff
World population was transformed in the 20th century
as technological and social changes brought steep declines in birth
and death rates. Europe's population is aging and declining; all
future growth will be in developing countries, among the world's
Volume 59 № 2 (June 2004)
China's Population: New Trends and Challenges
by Nancy E. Riley
China has been the world's most populous country for
centuries, and today makes up one-fifth of the world's population.
This Population Bulletin draws from a growing body of statistical
data and research to look at some of the demographic changes that
have occurred in China's recent past.
Volume 59 № 3 (September 2004)
Disability in America
by Vicki A. Freedman, Linda G. Martin, Robert F.Schoeni
This Population Bulletin provides a broad overview of
disability in America in the 21st century. It reviews basic concepts
and measures of disability and shows recent U.S. trends on the demography
of disability. This report also defines support systems and supportive
living environments for disabled individuals and it describes current
federal programs and policies pertaining to those with disabilities.
Volume 59 № 4 (December 2004)
America's Military Population
by David R.Segal and Mady Wechsler Segal
This Population Bulletin focuses on the 1.4 million
active-duty uniformed personnel, and examines the size, distribution,
and composition of the American military population.