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## 703-704

Current topic: Youth migration in Russia

  • Demographic statistics to aid the study of youth migration

  • Record-keeping: despite methodological differences, the geography barely changes

  • What the census data show

  • Where high school grads enroll

  • Results of student migration: an overall rating of regions

  • Conclusion

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues

World demographic barometer

International migration, 2015

  • According to UN estimates, in 2015 there were 244 million international migrants

  • The number of refugees as of mid-2015 was estimated at 19.6 million people

  • The USA remains the undisputed leader in the accumulated number of international migrants – 46.6 million people as of mid-2015

  • The largest number of emigrants comes from India: 15.6 million as of mid-2015

  • Among international migrants there is an increasing share of people aged 25-59 – in 2015 it exceeded 60%

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • Student migration in the North Caucasus: causes, geography and potential problems

  • On the impact of migration on the age structure of the population in the regions, cities and districts of Russia

  • The age structure of the population of Russia and its impact on internal migration

  • A comparative analysis of the dynamics of the migration increase among the elderly population of the Samara region

Q&A

  • Attitudes to banning abortion

  • Anti-abortion measures have not found popular support

  • What will happen if baby-boxes are banned?

  • Baby-boxes: abolish or leave them?

In the vastness of Russia

  • Russia’s population will reach 147.4 million by 2019

  • In Russia over the first nine months fertility exceeded mortality

  • By 2019 the working-age population will have fallen by 3.7 million people

  • By 2035 the Russian government expects a reduction in the number of people employed in the economy

  • In 35 years could Chinese become the second largest ethnic group in Russia?

  • The highest life expectancy in Russia is in Ingushetia

  • Residents of St. Petersburg don’t live as long as Muscovites

  • In Russia, mortality from all major causes has decreased

  • Russia’s economy is stabilizing

  • Almost half of Russians are ready to work for “gray” wages

  • Only 15% of Russians are satisfied with their salary

  • Kudrin opposes introduction of “tax on parasitism”

  • Finance Ministry proposes to introduce poverty relief

  • About a third of Russian single-industry towns are in a difficult situation

  • More than 1.3 million places in kindergartens have been created in past three years

  • In the regions of Russia daycare facilities for students' children of preschool age will be provided by universities

  • Human Rights Council proposes to introduce a single payment for foster children throughout Russia

  • Ministry of Labor wants to pass a law to change the amount of unemployment benefits

  • The number of those wishing to emigrate from Russia has not increased?

  • Interior Ministry is told where a third of new Russian citizens come from

  • The price of a work license for migrants in Moscow will remain unchanged in 2017

  • Human Rights Council preparing bill on amnesty for certain categories of migrants

  • Nationalities Agency to deal with adaptation of migrants

  • Foreigners cured of TB will be allowed back into Russia

  • Putin calls interethnic harmony a priority for Russia

  • The number of HIV carriers in Russia is growing

  • Medvedev approves strategy against HIV

  • Government has allocated 2.28 billion rubles for HIV and hepatitis

  • Around half of Russians die from heart and vascular diseases

  • In hospitals, a dramatic increase in patient mortality

  • In Russia, about 25 million people live in a pre-diabetic state

  • Two-thirds of Russians against a complete ban on abortion

  • 73% of Russians against ban of baby-boxes

  • Russia is a leader in the development of reproductive technologies

  • More than 900,000 Russians have received high-tech medical care in 2016

  • Golikova calls for financing high-tech medical care from the budget

  • “Zemsky Doctor” program extended to 2017

  • Government won’t raise prices on vital medicines

  • “Memorial” reports doubling of the number of political prisoners in Russia for the year

World news

  • Uzbekistan’s population is almost 32 million people

  • Japan’s population has declined by almost 1 million over five years

  • Population of New Zealand will reach 5 million by 2020

  • Does the flow of migrants threaten the comfortable life of New Zealanders?

  • In the first nine months of 2016, Latvia’s population decreased by 4,636 people

  • Men in Belarus make up 46.5% of the population

  • In Finland life expectancy is increasing

  • Australia to set new record for life expectancy

  • Uzbekistan passes employment program for 2017

  • State structures of Tajikistan will stop employing dual nationals

  • Kazakhstan unilaterally simplifies visa regime with Estonia

  • Over the past decade more than 1.5 million people have left Germany

  • One Ukrainian in three would like to leave the country

  • More and more Russian-speaking inhabitants leaving Latvia

  • Canada to take in 300,000 migrants in 2017

  • Foreigners arriving in Kirgizia will be required to register

  • In the United States, an increase in the number of migrants from other continents of the world

  • Slovenia preparing for new wave of migration

  • Italian Coast Guard reports saving about a thousand migrants

  • 4,000 migrants removed from French Calais

  • Camp of illegal immigrants in Paris will be dismantled

  • Australia closes door to refugees

  • The number of refugees from South Sudan has almost doubled

  • Most Kirgiz migrants in Turkey working illegally

  • By 2030, 5.5 million women will die each year worldwide from cancer

  • Korean women have begun “black protest” against abortion ban

  • Scientists have found cause of the loss of young people’s interest in sex

  • Taiwan could become first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage

The newspapers write about…

  • “Ogonyok” on the costs of optimizing the health care system

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on mortality from cardiovascular diseases

  • “RBK” on the increase of mortality at home

  • “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on mortality from the flu

  • “RBK” and “Novye Izvestiya” on the prevalence of HIV in Russia

  • “The Insider” on HIV-dissidents

  • “Kommersant” on a register of people with HIV

  • “Izvestiya” on the reduction of alcohol consumption among the young

  • “Life” on treating alcoholism

  • “TASS” on pro-family policy

  • “Life” on “voluntary human extinction”

  • “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” and “Open Democracy” on the fight against abortion

  • “Radio Vatican” on the Church and abortion

  • “Vedomosti” on aging and economic growth

  • “Deutsche Welle” on the limits of human life

  • “Radio Svoboda” on emigration from Russia

  • “Die Welt” on refugees in Germany

  • “Ridus” on Chinese in Russia

  • “REGNUM” on the outflow of Russians from North Ossetia

  • “Vedomosti” and “Polit.ru” on the Russian nation

  • “Kommersant” and “Polit.ru” on a tax “on parasites”

  • “Kommersant” on staff shortages in Russian agriculture

  • “Polit.ru” and “RBK” on poverty relief

  • “Kommersant” on young people who live with their parents

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on female circumcision in Dagestan

  • “Life” on transgenders and transsexuals

  • “Kommersant” on correcting genetic defects using IVF

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on air pollution

Read books and magazines

  • Youth Health: A Comparative Study of Russia, Belarus, Poland

  • Summary report on the migration situation, the results and main areas of focus of the Federal Migration Service for 2015

  • Women and men of Kazakhstan, 2011-2015

  • Urban Europe. Statistics on cities, towns and suburbs

  • Regions of the Republic of Belarus. Socio-economic indicators.

  • Through the pages of the journals “Sotsiologiya Meditsiny” (“Sociology of Medicine”) and “Mirovaya ekonomika i mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya” (“The global economy and international relations”)

  • Contents of the “European Journal of Population”

Demographic Digest

  • The cost of living longer: Projections of the effects of prospective mortality improvement on economic support ratios for 14 advanced economies

  • A century of trends in adult human height

  • BONUS: How many authors does it take to write an article?

Profession: researcher

  • 110 years since the birth of Aaron Yakovlevich Boyarsky

  • 95 years since the birth and 25 years since the death of Yaropolk Nikolaevich Guzevaty

  • 95 years since the birth of Yury Aleksandrovich Polyakov

 
 
 
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