Journal of Demography

Aims & Scope

Aims and Scopes of the Journal of Demography:

The Journal of Demography aims to foster and disseminate high-quality research on various aspects of demography, population studies, and related fields. The journal seeks to contribute to advancing knowledge in these areas by publishing (1) original scientific research articles and (2) original concept papers in Thai and English while adhering to acceptable standards and academic ethics. As an open-access journal, the Journal of Demography emphasizes the importance of freely available research, aiming to reach a broad and diverse readership, including academics, policymakers, and the general public.

Types of Publication Accepted:

The Journal of Demography accepts the following types of publications
  1. Original Scientific Research Articles: Empirical studies and theoretical analyses that enhance our understanding of demographic processes, population trends, and dynamics.
  2. Concept Papers: Papers introducing novel methodologies, innovative approaches, and cutting-edge theories in the field of demography that contribute to evidence-based research and methodological advancements.

Publication Frequency:

Publication Frequency: The Journal of Demography publishes twice a year, at the end of June and December.

Peer Review Process:

Peer Review Process: The Journal of Demography employs a double-blind peer review process. All submitted manuscripts are reviewed by three reviewers who are experts in the relevant field. This rigorous review process ensures the quality and validity of the published research.

The scope of the journal :

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Demographic Studies: The journal provides a platform for research articles focusing on demographic trends, patterns, and dynamics, including fertility, mortality, migration, and urbanization. Authors are encouraged to present empirical studies and theoretical analyses that enhance our understanding of demographic processes and their implications.

Innovative Methodologies and Theories: The journal welcomes papers that introduce novel methodologies, innovative approaches, and cutting-edge theories in the field of demography. These contributions should contribute to evidence-based research and promote methodological advancements.

Reproductive Health and Family Planning: Articles related to reproductive health, family planning, and associated topics are of interest to the journal. Research shedding light on reproductive rights, access to family planning services, and their impact on population dynamics is encouraged.

Human Development, Aging, and Workforce: The journal seeks papers that explore issues related to human development, ageing populations, and their impact on the labour force. Topics such as human development, retirement patterns, intergenerational relationships, and the implications of an ageing workforce on economies and societies are relevant for publication.

Human and Public Health: Research on the links between population dynamics, human development, and public health is within the journal's scope. This includes studies on healthcare access, health outcomes, and population well-being.

Population Geography and Urban Studies: The journal welcomes articles investigating the spatial distribution of populations, urbanization processes, and their effects on societies and environments.

Socio-Economic Development: Research addressing the relationship between demographic changes and socio-economic development at various levels (community, national, regional, or international) is sought.