Krystof Zeman

Research Group: Fertility and Family

Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7724

E-Mail: krystof.zeman(at)


Krystof Zeman joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in September 2008 as a research scientist with main focus on the Human Fertility Database project.
Krystof Zeman has studied at the Charles University in Prague, including studies at the University of Amsterdam and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock. He completed his PhD in demography in 2004. He also received a BA in Economics in 1998. In 2004–2008 he worked at the Demographic Statistics Section of the Czech Statistical Office.


Areas of Expertise

  • Demography of central and eastern Europe
  • Timing and Sequencing of Family Formation Process
  • Fertility Data

Research Areas

Other Resources

Selected Publications

The limited effect of increasing educational attainment on childlessness trends in twentieth-century Europe, women born 1916–65
Author(s): Beaujouan E, Brzozowska Z, Zeman K
Reference: Population Studies 70(3): 275-291

Childlessness in Switzerland and Austria
Author(s): Burkimsher M, Zeman K,
Reference: In Michaela Kreyenfeld, Dirk Konietzka (Eds.). Childlessness in Europe: Contexts, Causes, and Consequences. Springer Link: 115-137

Future Fertility in Low Fertility Countries.
Author(s): Basten S, Sobotka T, Zeman K
Reference: In Lutz W, Butz w, KC S (eds.) World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford University Press, pp. 39-146.
Year: 2014