Journal of Anthropology / 2015 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Globally Declining Population of Women Folk Causing Sex Imbalance Is a Serious Concern: An Analysis of Sex Ratio around the Globe

Table 5

Pearson correlation between sex ratio and its probable determinants among 183 countries all over the world.

Sex ratio at birth Sex ratio of <15 yrs of ageSex ratio of 15–64 yrs of ageSex ratio of 65+ yrs of ageSex ratio of total populationAdolescent fertility rate Crude birth rateTotal fertility rate Crude death rateInfant mortality rateLife expectancy Gender inequality index Human development index (HDI) Rate of natural increase (%)Net migration rate (per 1000)

(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)(15)

(1)10.8470.043−0.0100.015−0.433−0.481−0.494−0.230−0.4040.471−0.4010.420−0.435−0.014
(2)10.076−0.0140.039−0.452−0.544−0.540−0.224−0.4700.524−0.4860.496−0.5040.051
(3)10.6960.981−0.174−0.121−0.104−0.356−0.1630.175−0.0790.183−0.0070.408
(4)10.7700.0060.1210.083−0.4840.0070.0830.125−0.0270.2950.321
(5)1−0.083−0.003−0.003−0.398−0.0640.0900.0400.0690.1340.379
(6)10.7800.7960.4460.732−0.7370.797−0.7550.679−0.154
(7)10.9530.3530.828−0.8530.834−0.8970.947−0.150
(8)10.4140.797−0.8210.762−0.8340.871−0.091
(9)10.516−0.6370.224−0.4250.032−0.087
(10)1−0.8710.784−0.8540.706−0.093
(11)1−0.7990.902−0.6920.136
(12)1−0.8820.809−0.233
(13)1−0.8120.204
(14)1−0.131
(15)1

Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).

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