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Russian Demographic barometer

Russia: preliminary demographic results of 2017 (Part II)

  • In 2017, the number of deaths decreased by 3.4% - to 1,824,000 people, or 12.4‰

  • Life expectancy at birth in 2017 exceeded 72 years

  • Mortality has declined from all major classes of causes of death

  • Mortality from external causes is the lowest for the period since 1980 - 95 deaths per 100 thousand people

  • Infant mortality has decreased to 5.5‰

  • Mortality at working age continues to decline, with the exception of mortality from infectious diseases

Online polling (results)

  • Should cohabitation be equated with an official marriage?

Take care of women!

  • Russia ranks 71st among 144 countries in terms of gender equality

  • New Family Planning Guide

  • UN experts: restricting abortion rights in Northern Ireland is tantamount to legalized violence

In the vastness of Russia
  • Life expectancy in Moscow may grow to 78 years

  • The number of marriages in Russia is growing

  • Ministry of Labor warns of great risks of poverty among young families with children

  • State Duma passes law on raising minimum wage to subsistence level

  • Real incomes of Russians in January fell by half

  • Golodets calls raising pensions to 25,000 rubles a priority

  • Payout procedure for the birth of a first child will be set by the Ministry of Labor

  • Everyone needs the maternity capital, not just the poor

  • Patriarch calls having children a woman’s main “mission”

  • ROC does not support equating church wedding with marriage registration in registry office

  • Moscow in top ten of ranking of European cities of the future

  • Ministry of Labor will increase unemployment benefits

  • “Now you can have three careers in a lifetime”

  • Is Russia’s IT specialist drain over?

  • Rosstat records outflow of North Koreans from Russia

  • Migrants will be allowed to register at “places of sleep and rest”

  • Ministry of Finance proposes to postpone start of online alcohol sales until 2019

  • Skvortsova announces increase in life expectancy of diabetes patients

  • In Russia, 10 out of 100 traffic accidents involving victims have fatal outcome

  • Air travel in Russia 4 times more dangerous than in Europe

  • Threefold increase in the number of obese youth

  • Experts determine the “value” of a human life in Russia

  • Russia to begin forecasting incidence of acute respiratory infections

  • Russians will be entitled to free IVF for birth of second and third child

  • Golodets proposes expanding the list of mandatory vaccinations for children

  • GPs have appeared in all polyclinics in Moscow

  • Doctors from state and private hospitals should have equal pension rights

  • Ministry of Health will tighten control over mandatory health insurance

  • Center for Strategic Research proposes that citizens co-finance healthcare

  • Antibiotics beginning to be produced in Russia

  • Ministry of Health has prepared new order regarding electronic prescriptions

  • Can the church correct the orientation of gays?

  • Russia will launch biometric verification system

World news

  • Population of Kazakhstan increased by 231,000 people over the year
  • By 2040 the population of Turkey will increase by 20 million people

  • Turkey has decided to deurbanize

  • Russian-speaking population of Finland is the largest language minority in the country

  • Croatia records lowest number of births in 100 years

  • By 2050 Europe will lose a third of its economically active population

  • By 2050 35% of China’s population will be over 60

  • Kirgizia conducts first study on the aging of the population

  • Could life expectancy exceed 115 years?

  • The Japanese will be able to work after age 70 without retiring

  • Belstat draws portrait of average Belarusian man

  • Iceland world’s safest country

  • Great Britain’s official exit from the EU will take place 29 March, 2019

  • Uzbekistan Ministry of Justice preparing to ease passport regime

  • UN begins to develop global migration pact

  • France preparing to implement model of controlled migration

  • Population of Eastern Europe migrating to more prosperous neighboring countries

  • More and more Europeans leaving Britain

  • Ukraine has lost 7% of its working-age population since 2015

  • Each month 100,000 citizens leave Ukraine

  • The outflow of specialists from Kazakhstan has increased

  • Migrant laborers from Moldova heading to Israel and EU instead of Russia

  • Norway has taken in over 20,000 migrants from Syria in past three years

  • Israel begins mass expulsion of Ukrainian citizens

  • Georgian citizens offered 3000 euros to return home from Germany

  • Resettlement of Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar begins

  • In Lithuania, HIV-infected people will be treated immediately

  • 60,000 Estonians suffer from alcohol dependence

  • Kirgizia takes 79th place in world in terms of infant mortality

  • Vaccination of pregnant women is safe for infants

  • Contraceptive pills do not cause depression in women

The newspapers write about…

  • “TASS”, “FederalPress”, “Vesti.RU”, “OTV”, “Izvestiya” on the President’s message

  • “RBK” on the new May decrees

  • “PRIME”, “Moskovskiy Komsomolets”, “Svobodnaya PRessa” on pensions

  • “Double pension” promised by authorities will have to wait 30 years

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on medical errors

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on pressure on doctors

  • “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” on a program for the elderly

  • “Kommersant” on changes in the traffic rules

  • “Meduza” on remarks by the head of Chuvashia’s Ministry of Health concerning infertility

  • “Izvestiya” on infidelity

  • “Bumaga” on paternity leave

  • “Atlantico” on surrogate motherhood

  • “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” on marriages with foreigners

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on fertility as a harbinger of changes

  • “Sputnik”, “The Guardian” on Armenia’s population

  • “Kavkaz.Realii” on North Ossetia’s shrinking population

  • “Radio Svoboda” on sick prisoners

  • “Telekanal 360” on healthcare priorities in the Moscow region

  • “Kommersant Ogonyok” on a new heart disease

  • “Politico” on the HIV epidemic

  • “Videnskab” on sports injuries

  • “Kommersant” on the upcoming closing of pharmacies

  • “Financial Times” on private medicine

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on a healthy life style

  • “Yeni Safak”, “El Espectador” on mass killings in the USA

  • “” on the Holodomor

  • “7x7” on the economy

  • “Kommersant” on incomes through the eyes of Rosstat

  • “Fergana” on a migrant blacklist

  • “Die Welt” on the popularity in Germany of the name Mohammed

  • “Forbes” on the labor market for robots

Read books and magazines

  • Russia in reform

  • Russia and EU member countries. 2017

  • New approaches to death in cities during the health transition

  • Transformation of the rural settlement of Ukraine

  • Is fertility a leading economic indicator?

  • Through the pages of the journals “Sotsialnye aspekty zdorovya naseleniya” (“Social aspects of public health”) and “Problemy prognozirovaniya” (“Problems of forecasting”)

  • Contents of the journal “Genus”

The reading room

  • Demographic Encyclopedia

Profession: researcher

  • 85th Anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Borisov

  • “Fertility Prospects” (on the occasion of the 85th birthday of V.A. Borisov). Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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