International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Simulation Approach for Human Fertility Measurement
Elsayed Khater, Ramadan A. ZeinEldin

Fertility, in any society, is affected with demographic, economic, social and health characteristics of this society. Simulation of human fertility represents a promising way to improve the understanding of fertility measurements. Measuring human fertility is a complex task so the simulation is used to handle this problem. The main objective of this paper is to provide decision support tools for measuring, prediction and validation of fertility rate. A model that include all variables affecting the fertility rate is built and the simulation approach is used depend on the historical data for fertility in Egypt. The result concluded that the simulation is a powerful approach to measure and forecast the fertility because it takes into account all the variables that affect the fertility.

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