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Golden Jubilee Conference of Indian Association for the Study of Population, November 26-28, 2021

Tentative Programme

Demography India

Demography India is an Official Journal of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP) which is published twice in a year and now it is an open access peer-reviewed journal.

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India Population Clock

Population changes approximately every 2.29 seconds

Annual population growth rate (2018 - 2019): 1.02 %

Source: United Nations World Population Prospects 2019

What is New

Golden Jubilee Celebrations of IASP and 42nd Annual Conference on
Population and Development in India, 1971-2021: Progress and Way Forward

Organised Using Online platform
Dates: November 26-28, 2021

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Key Themes of the conference

  • Population and Development Debate
  • Population and Environment
  • Nuptiality and Family Demography
  • Family Planning and Fertility
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Morbidity, Mortality and Longevity
  • Population Ageing
  • Public Health, Nutrition and Health Policies
  • Migration and Urbanisation
  • Demographic and Epidemiological Transitions
  • Statistical Approaches and Models
  • The Evolution of Data in India
  • Quality of Data in India

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News and Announcements

IUSSP's International Population Conference (IPC)

The IUSSP International Population Conference is the world’s largest international scientific conference on population and demography. The conference brings together researchers, policymakers and practitioners from diverse disciplines and from across the globe, to present and discuss the latest research on a broad range of contemporary population issues.

  • At the invitation of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), the 29th International Population Conference (IPC2021) was to take place entirely in Hyderabad, India from 5-10 December 2021. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, IPC2021 will now be a hybrid conference, with a small number of in-person sessions in India, while most sessions will be virtual.
  • Call for Papers

Call for 2025 IPC host country candidates

The IUSSP invites national population associations to consider hosting the XXX International Population Conference in 2025.

  • If you or other members of your national association are interested in hosting the 2025 International Population Conference, please contact IUSSP Executive Director, Mary Ellen Zuppan ( to ask for additional information and/or let us know of your interest.
  • Considering four years is now the minimum amount of time required to adequately organize such a meeting and assure the availability of conference facilities, formal bid proposals will be requested for 15 March 2021, but in the meantime, expressions of interest are welcome.
  • Information on hosting the International Population Conference

Demography India

Demography India is an Official Journal of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP) which is published twice in a year and now it is an open access peer-reviewed journal. It publishes high quality original research and emerging issues in population processes; dynamics of fertility, mortality, and migration; and linkages with socioeconomic, biological and environmental change across times, spaces, and cultures. Demography India has adopted an interdisciplinary approach to population studies. It has an interdisciplinary focus by publishing articles of “pure” demography and articles aiming to further a better knowledge of the interrelationship between demography and Statistics, biology, social and economic phenomena, connected with the evolution of the population.

  • Demography India, Vol. 49, Issue 2, July-December 2020
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The 5th Asian Population Association Conference

The 5th Asian Population Association Conference will be held virtually on 3-5 August 2021, co-hosted by APA, BKKBN, and CPPS-UGM. The conference will bring together scholars, researchers, policymakers, and government officials to discuss Asian population issues.

  • The virtual conference will include live sessions, pre-recorded video sessions, and poster sessions. We will have an inclusive programme with close to 200 live presentations and talks and a large number of pre-recorded talks and posters. The video sessions and posters will be hosted online and will be available for at least six months after the conference.
  • The 5th APA Conference Registration

Office Bearers 2019-2022

In accordance with the rules and regulations of the Association, the management of the affairs of the Association will rest in the First Executive Committee

Dr. U.V. Somayajulu

Prof. D P Singh
Vice President

Dr. P. Mohanachandran Nair
Vice President

Prof. Vijay Kumar Tiwari
General Secretary

Dr. Suresh Sharma

Dr. K V R Subrahmanyam
(IPC 2021)