POPULATION POLICIES OF THE WORLD

 

This page provides links to excerpts of selected population policies of the world.

 

BOLIVIA

 

National Development Strategy, 1992.

 

BURKINA FASO

 

National Population Policy, December 2000.

 

CAMBODIA

 

National Population Policy, 2003.

 

CHINA

 

Population and Family Planning Law, 29 December 2001.

 

White Paper on Family Planning in China [23 August 1995].

 

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

 

National Population Policy, 1990. 

 

ECUADOR

 

Population Policy of the Republic of Ecuador, National Council of Development.

 

EL SALVADOR

 

Population Policy, 2 September 1988.

 

ETHIOPIA 

 

National Population Policy of Ethiopia.

 

GHANA

 

National Population Policy, 1994.

 

GUATEMALA

 

Decree No. 42-01 of 26 September 2001, the Law of Social Development.

 

INDIA

 

National Population Policy, 2000.

 

INDIA—MADHYA PRADESH

 

Population Policy, January 2000.

 

INDIA—RAJASTHAN

 

Population Policy of Rajasthan, 1999.

 

INDIA—UTTAR PRADESH

 

Population Policy, July 2000.

 

INDONESIA

 

Law on Population Development and Prosperous Family of 1992.

 

Elucidation on Law of the Republic of Indonesia, Number 10/1992 on the Development of Population Affairs and the Upbuilding of Prosperous Families.

 

The Management of Developments in Population Affairs (Government Regulation No. 27/1994 dated September 3, 1994).

 

Law No. 52 of 2009, Law on population growth and development of the family.

 

IRAN

 

Law of 23 May 1993 pertaining to population and family planning.

 

JAMAICA

 

National Population Policy of 1992.


JORDAN

 

The Jordan National Population Strategy (JNPS).

KENYA

Population Policy Guidelines, National Council for Population and Development, January 1986.

 

LAOS

 

Resolution of the Lao PDR Government on National Population and Development Policy, 4 June 1999.

 

LESOTHO

 

Lesotho National Population Policy, June 1994.


MALI

 

Declaration of the National Population Policy of Mali of 8 May 1991.

 

MEXICO

 

General Population Law, 7 January 1974, as amended through 17 April 2009.

 

Regulations to the General Population Law, 14 April 2000, as amended through 29 November 2006.

 

National Population Program 2008-2012.

 

MARSHALL ISLANDS

 

Population and Development Policy, November 1995.

 

MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES OF)

 

Population Policy of 1988.

 

MONGOLIA

 

Population Policy of Mongolia.

 

NICARAGUA

 

National Population Policy, 1996.

 

NIGER

 

Ordinance No. 92-035 of 19 August 1992 approving the Declaration of the National Population Policy.

 

Declaration of the Government on the Population Policy, February 2007.

 

PAKISTAN

 

Population Policy, 2002.

 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

 

Integrated National Population Policy for Progress and Development, 5 June 1991.

 

PERU

 

Law on the National Population Policy, Legislative Decree No. 346, 6 July 1995, as amended by Law 26530 of 9 September 1995.

 

SENEGAL

 

Declaration of the Population Policy, Ministry of Planning and Cooperation, Directorate of Human Resources, 1988.

 

SIERRA LEONE

 

National Population Policy for Development, Progress and Welfare (Government Notice No. 82), 2 April 1993.

 

SRI LANKA

 

Population and Reproductive Health Policy.

 

SUDAN

 

Statement Adopted by the Joint Session of the Revolutionary Command Council and the Council of Ministers, Decree No. 1410 of 16 September 1990.

 

TANZANIA

 

National Population Policy, 1992.

 

UGANDA

 

National Population Policy for Social Transformation and Sustainable Development, 2008.

 

VIETNAM

 

Resolution of 1993 on Policy Concerning the Population and Family Planning Work.

 

Population Strategy 2001-2010.

 

Population Ordinance, 2003.

 

Decree No. 104/2003/ND-CP of 16 September 2003, detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Population Ordinance.

 

Decision No. 170/2007/QD-TTg approving the national target Program on Population and family Planning in the 2006-2010 period.

 

Directive No. 10/2001/CT-TTg of 4 May 2001 on the implementation of Vietnam’s Population Strategy for the 2001-2010 period.

 

Decision No. 147/2000/QD-TTg of 22 December 2000 on ratifying the Vietnam Population Strategy for the period 2001-2010. 

 

Ordinance No. 08/2008/UBTVOH 12 of 27 May 2008, amending the Population Ordinance.