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Russian Demographic Barometer

Russias older generations

  • The number of Russians above working age in 2018 exceeded 37 million, or 25% of the total population

  • The old age support ratio has fallen to 2.2

  • Life expectancy at retirement age increased in 2017 to 16.5 years for men and 26.1 years for women

  • Fewer than 30% of the elderly are men

  • The number of pensioners in Russia exceeded 46 million people in 2018

Take care of women!

  • Gender equality will come in 108 years

  • Russia is the worlds HIV testing champion

In the vastness of Russia

  • In Russia, mortality has exceeded fertility and migration increase

  • Migration growth in 2018 was lowest in post-Soviet history

  • Golikova announces time-frame for transition from natural loss to population growth in Russia

  • Economic growth in Russia is significantly limited by demographic problems.

  • 800 billion rubles will be needed to defeat poverty

  • Authorities will change standards for calculating minimum subsistence level to implement May decree

  • In 2019, the salaries of Russians will grow

  • Siluanov calls reaction of Russians to pension reform unexpected

  • One in seven Moscow pensioners works to age 70

  • Government introduces new measures on preferential mortgages for families with children

  • Preferential mortgage rate may be set at 5% for large families in the Far East

  • Government decides to increase maternity capital for residents of the Far East

  • Medvedev replaces statistical department head

  • Topilin identifies the causes of youth unemployment

  • Most highly demanded jobs in Russia named

  • Citizenship issues cannot be resolved without bureaucracy

  • Interior Ministry proposes to make changes to internal passport of Russian citizens

  • In Russia, a proposal to introduce departure tax on persons leaving the country

  • The number of countries Russians can travel to without visas has increased

  • Russia will raise cost of visas for US citizens

  • Migration Department head of Ministry of Internal Affairs dismissed

  • Putin supports mandatory fingerprinting of migrants entering Russia

  • In 2018, 180 thousand foreigners were banned from entering the Russian Federation

  • Violation of conditions of stay in the Russian Federation is not a reason to put a migrant in detention center

  • State Duma simplifies procedure for renouncing Ukrainian citizenship

  • The period of temporary stay of residents of the DPR and the LPR in Russia has been increased to 180 days.

  • Interior Ministry proposes to remove time limit on residence permits in the Russian Federation

  • Cost of work license for migrants in Moscow goes up to 5,000 rubles

  • Government uncovers "manipulations" in Russian mortality statistics

  • Does a Muscovite's health cost several times more than that of a resident of Magnitogorsk?

  • Ministry of Health wants to decriminalize work of doctors with narcotics

  • Russia introduces new rules for the supply of medicines to patients with rare diseases

  • Russians given additional vacation days

  • Skvortsova tells of increase in the salary of doctors by almost 40% over year

  • The number of doctors in Moscow has increased by 2,000 in two years

  • DMV announces 5% decrease in road accidents over year

World News

  • China's population shrinks for first time in 70 years

  • Lithuanian population shrinks by 0.5 percent over year

  • The total population in Estonia in 2018 increased

  • Population of Kazakhstan is 18.376 million people

  • Tymoshenko knows how to stop the outflow of population from Ukraine

  • The number of third and subsequent children in Belarus has grown by almost 23% in 3 years

  • Americans having fewer babies

  • In Saudi Arabia, courts have been obliged to notify women about a divorce by text message

  • Brazil plans to stop requiring visas for citizens of Canada and the United States

  • In Belgium, a proposal to introduce a temporary moratorium on migration

  • Brazil withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

  • More and more Americans thinking about moving to another country

  • Are 7-9 million Ukrainians participating in labor migration abroad?

  • According to the IMF, there are about 3 million citizens of Ukraine working abroad

  • Italian Foreign Ministry urges investing in Africa to reduce the number of migrants

  • Italy halts criminal group delivering migrants to country

  • Since the beginning of the year, Italy has deported more migrants than it has taken in

  • Migrant worker remittances to Moldova are growing, but the rubles share is falling

  • National Bank of Ukraine expects growth in earnings from Ukrainian labor migrants

  • Over 11 months of 2018, migrants transferred about $2.5 billion to Kirgizia

  • In Kazakhstan, about 3,000 quota jobs for internal migrants still open

  • In 2018, about 4,600 migrants perished or went missing

  • In Kirgizia, protests against Chinese migrants

  • WHO announces 10 major public health threats in 2019

  • About 600 people infected with Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Sex without consent now a criminal offense in Ukraine

The newspapers write about

  • Nezavisimaya Gazeta and Forbes on new Rosstat chief

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC and Kommersant on national projects

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on the resignation of the head of the Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

  • IQ, Kommersant and REGNUM on social support for fertility

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on pregnancy and childbirth

  • Yle and Eesti Ekspress on childlessness and the absence of sex

  • Wenhui Bao, Liberation and Dagens Nyheter on longevity and an (un)healthy lifestyle

  • Guancha and The New Yorker on drug addiction

  • Forbes on alcohol sales

  • Novye Izvestiya on the death of lonely seniors

  • on mortality in Ukraine

  • Moskvich Mag and Novye Izvestiya on the demographic situation of Moscow

  • IQ on inequality

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC on a ranking of cities

  • Helsingin Sanomat on the revival of the Norwegian suburbs

  • Kauppalehti on toilets in Russia

  • Komsomolskaya Pravda on the children of migrants

  • The American Conservative on the migration crisis in America

  • Die Welt and The Diplomat on migration in the CIS countries

  • REGNUM on illegal labor in Kirgizia

  • on robotization

  • Forbes on gender roles

  •, and Glavred on the law against violence

  • Suddeutsche Zeitung and EurasiaNet on sex education

Read books and magazines

  • Women and men of Russia. 2018

  • Medical and demographic indicators of the Russian Federation in 2017

  • Health at a Glance: Europe 2018. State of Health in the EU Cycle

  • WHO Global Report on Trends in Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking 2000-2025 - Second Edition

  • Indices and indicators of human development. Updated Statistics 2018

  • Through the pages of the journals Zdravookhraneniye Rossiyskoy Federatsii (Healthcare of the Russian Federation) and Rossiyskiy Meditsinskiy Zhurnal (Russian Medical Journal)

  • Contents of the journal Demographic Research

The reading room

  • G.A. Bondarskaya. Fertility in the USSR (The ethno-demographic aspect)

Demographic Digest

  • A Simple Measure of Human Development: The Human Life Indicator

  • How is internal migration reshaping metropolitan populations in Latin America? A new method and new evidence

  • BONUS: Has grandmother lived for that many years?

Profession: researcher

  • 30th Anniversary of the Institute of Demography, HSE

  •     Anniversary evening of the Institute of Demography

  •     The past 30 years in brief

  •     Teachers and students

  • Congratulations on the anniversary of Galina Alekseevna Bondarskaya

  • Victor Innokentievich Dyatlov turns 70

  • In memory of Thomas James Trussel

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