Description: Originally established as the Office of Population Research
within the Economic Department of Peking University, Teaching program,
current research activities. Focus on population and economy, population
and health, social protection and social insurance.
Topic: Population estimates and projections for 230 countries and areas
of the world. Aggregated demographic indicators for more than 60
geographical and political regions. Data available on CD-ROM / DVD and
on the web site.
Description: The most authoritative population estimates and projections
for all countries and regions of the world. Regular updates! Data are used
by all major international agencies (WHO, FAO, World Bank, etc.). World
population estimates and projections have been prepared by the United
Nations Population Division since the early 1950s on a regular basis.
Comment: Excellent! All data are on-line. Unfortunately no sub-national
Description: The survey focuses on sexual behavior in contemporary
Chinese society. There are 18 sections: Demography; Health; Attitudes
toward Marriage and Sex; Marital Status; Current Spouse/Sex Partner; Sex
Partners; Other Long Term Partner; Short Term Partner; Initial Partner;
Sexual Dysfunction; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Childhood Sexual
Experience; Sexual Harassment and Unwanted Sex; Sexual Consumption;
Masturbation and Homosexuality.
Comment: Key researchers: William Parish, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of
Sociology, University of Chicago; Edward O. Laumann, Ph.D.,
George Herbert Mead Distinguished Service Professor,
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago