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Table 2 Comparison of sex ratios in China, Taiwan, and the South Korea

From: Illegal births and legal abortions – the case of China

year Fertility (TFR) Sex ratio
  China Taiwan South Korea China Taiwan South Korea
1981 2.6 .. .. 107 107 107
1982 2.9 .. 2.7 107 107 107
1983 2.4 2.2 .. 108 107 108
1984 2.4 .. 2.1 109 107 109
1985 2.2 .. .. 111 107 110
1986 2.4 1.7 .. 112 107 112
1987 2.6 1.7 1.6 111 108 109
1988 2.5 1.9 1.6 108 108 114
1989 2.4 1.7 .. 111 109 112
1990 2.3 1.8 1.6 115 110 117
1991 2.2 1.7 .. 116 110 113
1992 2.0 ---- .. 114 ----- 114
1995 1.8 ---- 1.7 117 ----- 113
2000 1.71) ---- 1.5 117 ----- 110
  1. Source: Ref. 66, 67, 68, 69.
  2. 1) own estimate from the 2000 census.