Canadian Studies in Population

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Canadian Studies in Population  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Can. Stud. Popul.
Discipline Demography
Language English with abstracts in English and French
Edited by Frank Trovato
Publication details
Population Research Laboratory Department of Sociology, The University of Alberta (Canada)
Publication history
Frequency Biannually
ISSN 0380-1489 (print)
1927-629X (web)
LCCN 86642598
OCLC no. 85449592

Canadian Studies in Population is a peer-reviewed academic journal publishing original research in areas of demography, population studies, demographic analysis, and the demographics of Canada and other populations. The journal was established in 1974 and is published biannually by the Canadian Population Society, with support from the Population Research Laboratory at the University of Alberta, the Society of Edmonton Demographers (SED) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Articles are published in English, with abstracts in French and English, while occasional articles may be published in French. Canadian Studies in Population is indexed in Web of Science, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Sociological Abstracts. The journal is available as an online version and in February 2008 the journal became part of the Directory of Open Access Journals. Link to the journal at:


The Canadian Studies in Population publishes articles on a broad range of studies in substantive and technical demography and related fields of study. While Canadian Studies in Population emphasizes the demography of Canada, the editorial board encourages manuscript submissions from all sectors of the international community. The journal occasionally publishes special volumes of interdisciplinary research.


The journal was first established in 1974 through the efforts of several demographers affiliated with the University of Alberta, including P. Krishnan (editor), John Forster, K.L. Gupta, Charles W. Hobart, Leszek Kosinski, Karol J. Krotki and Earle Snider. The original editorial board included several Canadian demographers who have made an important contribution to demographic research, both in Canada and internationally, including Nathan Keyfitz (Harvard), T.R. Balakrishnan (Western), Jacques Henripin (University of Montreal), Warren Kalbach (University of Toronto), Karol Krotki (University of Alberta), Anthony Richmond (York University), Anatole Romaniuk (Statistics Canada), and Leroy Stone (Statistics Canada). The inaugural issue in 1974 included papers written by Kingsley Davis, Nathan Keyfitz, and Roland Pressat.

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