Institute of Demography

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129 - 22 November 2020

ISSN 1726-2887

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World Demographic barometer

· Households of the World, 2017

  • At the end of 2017, the UN Population Division provided data on households around the world

  • The average household size varies by country from 2 to 8 people around the world

  • The share of people living alone varies by country from 0 to 40% of households around the world

  • The share of households with children aged 0-14 years varies by country from 18% to 92%

  • In most households with children live both parents - from 69% in North America to 86% in Asia

  • The share of households in which live people 60 years and older varies from 17% to 52%

Take care of women!

  • 50 years ago, family planning was recognized as an inalienable human right

  • Largest HIV/AIDS conference in Eastern Europe and Central Asia held in Moscow

  • The impact of HIV and AIDS on the world of work: a global assessment

  • A quiet revolution in Ireland: abortion ban to be repealed

In the vastness of Russia

  • According to UN forecast, Russia's population will decrease to 132.7 million by 2050

  • Rosstat records decline in Russia’s population in the first quarter of 2018

  • Russians answer how many children they would like to have

  • Ministry of Labor considers a life expectancy of 80 years by 2030 to be an achievable goal

  • Opinions of Russians about the optimal retirement age are divided

  • Valentina Matvienko proposes to increase retirement age gradually over 10 years

  • Russia’s oldest pensioner is 128 years old

  • Mortality increases in Moscow

  • Skvortsova predicts an increase in the period of childhood to 30 years

  • Government to launch 13 new national projects

  • Does Russia have the world’s highest taxes on the poor?

  • Temporary registration will be mandatory for fans of 2018 World Cup

  • Nearly a million Russians living with HIV/AIDS diagnosis

  • The increase in new HIV cases has fallen to 1%

  • Representatives of ROC are against HIV prevention programs

  • Ministry of Health announces lethal dose of beer

  • Ministry of Agriculture is against ban on hookahs in cafes

  • Ministry of Internal Affairs reports on crimes related to venereal disease infection

  • 1% of Russians suffer from schizophrenia

  • State spends a little more than 1,100 rubles per person on drugs

  • Union of Small Cities demands revival of medical assistant stations

  • Russia and Brazil will cooperate in health care

World news

  • By 2050, the average life expectancy in the world will grow by 7-8 years

  • As of April 1, the population of Ukraine was 42,322,000 people

  • The population of Kazakhstan is 18,212,200 people

  • 40% of Kazakhstan’s population are children and pensioners

  • Fertility in US falls to 30-year low

  • Belarusians have begun giving birth later

  • China plans to lift all restrictions on the number of children

  • Life expectancy in Georgia has increased by more than 3 years

  • Divorce rate in Belarus remains high

  • Large numbers of Kazakhstani school graduates going to Russia and China to study

  • Orban calls on EU to abandon idea of a United States of Europe

  • Belarus and Russia continue to work on agreement on mutual visa recognition

  • UAE authorities simplify visa regime for investors and specialists

  • Lithuania to introduce quotas for foreign workers

  • Czech Republic decides to attract as many Ukrainian migrants as possible

  • Labor migrants have brought Ukraine 8.5% of its GDP

  • Kirgiz labor migrants have begun sending more money home

  • Kuwait and the Philippines sign agreement on rights of migrant workers

  • Under Trump, US has begun deporting more

  • US and Mexico discuss increase in the number of asylum applications

  • Migrants cost Germany nearly ˆ21 billion in 2017

  • Merkel receives award for helping refugees

  • Hundreds of thousands of children in Kasai could die from starvation

  • In Democratic Republic of the Congo a new Ebola outbreak

  • Ireland to hold referendum on repealing abortion ban

  • ILO calls stress one cause of death at work

  • WHO calls for abandoning trans fats by 2023

The newspapers write about…

  • “Izvestiya”, “OpenEconomy”, “RBK”, “”, “RIA Novosti” and “Rosbalt” on new population forecasts

  • “812online”, “Dozhd”, “Russkaya sluzhba BBC”, “Rosbalt” and “Nakanune.RU” on the May decree

  • “RBK”, “Novye Izvestiya”, “Ekonomika sevodnya”, “Kommersant”, “Vzglyad”, Ruposters”, “Moskovskiy Komsomolets”, “”, “Novaya gazeta”, “URA.RU”, “Vek”, “”, Rosbalt” and “Izvestiya” on the initiative to raise the retirement age

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” and “Kommersant” on migration from the Far East

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” and “” on repatriation

  • “Kommersant” on fines for migrants

  • “Sputnik” on the family values of migrants

  • “Sputnik” on the migration crisis in Europe

  • “TUT.BY” on biometric passports in Belarus

  • “Novaya Gazeta”, “The Village”, “REGNUM” and “Kommersant” on HIV

  • “Kommersant” on health care

  • “Russkaya sluzhba BBC” on banning imported drugs

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on men’s health

  • “Gazeta.Ru”, “Sputnik” and “The New York Times” on sex and sexual behavior

  • “Kansan Uutiset” on sexual harassment

  • “Doktor Piter” on IVF

  • “Tageszeitung” on abortion training for medical students

  • “Izvestiya” on a healthy lifestyle among the elderly

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on pregnant drug addicts

  • “Meduza” on an Australian blood donor

  • “Nasha Niva” on the health of Belarusians

  • “Forbes” on robots replacing office workers

  • “Pyaty Kanal” on China’s lifting restrictions on the number of children

  • “BNK” on marriage contracts

  • “Forbes” on billionaires’ divorces

  • “Vechernyaya Moskva” on Christian marriages

  • “Russkaya sluzhba BBC” on traffic accidents involving self-driving cars

  • “Izvestiya” on suicidal behavior

  • “Den” on the Holodomor in Ukraine

  • · “XXII Vek” on paleodemography

Read books and magazines

  • Demographic development of post-Soviet space

  • Proposals for Russia’s migration strategy until 2035

  • World Family Planning 2017

  • Organization and financing of public health services in Europe

  • The population of Ukraine for 2016

  • Through the pages of the journals “Naseleniye i ekonomika” (“Population and Economics”) and “Ekologiya cheloveka” (“Human Ecology”)

  • Contents of the “Journal of Marriage and Family”

Demographic Digest

  • Financing Public Education Facilities: The Role of Elderly Populations and Geographic Mobility

  • The reversal of the gender gap in education and relative divorce risks: A matter of alternatives in partner choice?

  • BONUS: Demographic Reflection

Profession: researcher

  • Young scientists on demographic problems. Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • The change in fertility in urban and rural areas in developing countries. Scientific seminar "Modern Demography" of the International Laboratory of Population and Health Studies at the Higher School of Economics.

  • 90 years since the birth of Igor Semyonovich Kohn

  •     Davidson. Historian, sociologist, philosopher, ethnologist

  •     V. Magun. Teacher for the country

  •     Last interview with Igor Kohn

  • In memory of Anatoly Ivanovich Romanyuk

  • A series of lectures by Giuseppe Gabrielle, associate professor of Demography at the University of Naples Federico II


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