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Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government. Civil Administration Division. / Population changes, 1947 : U.S. Zone Germany
(1948)

Section II: major factors affecting growth of population,   pp. 8-10 PDF (1.2 MB)


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TABLE IV
COMPARISON OF INCREASES AND DECREASES IN POPULATION'
BY P1EEIODS AND BY MAJOR FACTORS
Average Annual       Average Annual
Total Average     Excess Births     Excess Immigration
Area       Period      Annual Increase     over Deaths        over Emigration
Number    Percent   Number   Percent  Number    Percent
Germany     1925-1933   350,980    0.55    380,247   0.60     -29,267   -0.05
1933-1939   555,171    0.82    470,342   0.70      84,829    0.12
U.S. Zone   1925-1933    71,195    0.54     82,611   0.63     -11,416   -0.09
of       1933-1939   126,472   0.91      96,179   0.70      29,294    0.21
Germany    1947-1948   346,000    1.99    107,000   0.62     239,000    1.37
*For method and sources see Appendix "C".
In the decade before the war the same development occurred even in
the United States, the classic example of a country which formerly grow through
immigration. In the thirties the population of the United States increased
by
0.70 percent per annum, of which only 0.06 percent was due to excess of immi-
gration over emigration. See Table V.
TABLE V
AVERAGE YEARLY INCREASE IN POPULATION
IN THE UNITD STATES
(In Percent)
I                        Excess Births            Net
1920-1930           1.47                0.96                0.51
1930-1940           0.70                0.64                0.06
*For method and sources see Appendix "C".
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