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Child-woman ratio

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{{ratio measure|
numerator = number of children under 5|
denominator = number of females of childbearing age|
reporting denominator = 1000|
measurement period = single point in time|
numerator type = entity|
denominator type = entity}}
 
==Definition==
The '''child-woman ratio''' of a population is defined as the number of children under age 5 per 1,000 women ages 15-44 or 15-49 in a population in a given year. This crude fertility measure, based on basic [[census]] data, is sometimes used when more specific [[fertility]]-related information is not available.
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