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World Demographic Barometer

World population ageing according to UN 2019 estimates

  • Global aging of the population is accelerating - the share of the world's population 65 years and older has increased from 6% in 1990 to 9% in 2019, and by 2050 it will increase to 16%, according to medium variant of UN forecast

  • The elderly population is rapidly aging - the proportion of people over 80 has increased to 20% of the population 65 years and older, versus 11% in the middle of the last century

  • At current mortality, more than 76% of newborns will live to the age of 65; life expectancy at the age of 65 exceeds 17 years

  • Potential support for the elderly is declining, but in different ways in terms of chronological and prospective age

Take care of women!

  • HIV / AIDS in Europe 2018

  • UNAIDS spokesperson: timely HIV treatment makes it possible to live a full and long life

  • Ministry of Health Information for World AIDS Day

In the vastness of Russia

  • Natural population decline in Russia in January - September came to 236,900 people

  • In the Far East, only Yakutia is not losing population

  • Rosstat plans to conduct census of up to 20% of the population via Internet

  • Topilin calls on regions of the North Caucasus Federal District to follow the example of Karachay-Cherkessia in fertility

  • Financial incentives for fertility are ineffective

  • Payments of 50 rubles for childcare have been canceled

  • Almost one in ten Russians intends to remain childless

  • One in ten families with children is large

  • The number of large families in Moscow has doubled

  • 380,000 children are brought up in foster families

  • Putin calls income increase modest

  • World Bank estimates the wealth of the average Russian

  • Average pension in Russia is 14,205 rubles

  • Ministry of Labor has questions concerning new pension savings system

  • Divorced parents will be obliged to provide housing for their children

  • The best Russian city in terms of quality of life is Kazan

  • Putin declares unemployment rate the lowest in modern Russian history

  • State Duma adopts law on introduction of electronic work-record books

  • Even employers with a shortage of personnel don’t want to hire pre-pensioners

  • Russian citizenship being given one and a half times more often

  • More than a million people living with HIV in Russia

  • 32 billion rubles allocated to fight HIV in 2020

  • Only a third of those with HIV in Russia receive full therapy

  • Ministry of Health has prepared a bill against HIV dissent

  • Suicide mortality in children has more than halved

  • The number of abortions in Russia since the beginning of the 21st century has decreased threefold

  • The highest mortality from diseases of the circulatory system is in the Pskov region

  • Traffic police predicts increase in mortality on Russian roads

  • Russians spend record amounts on medicines

  • Justice Ministry recognizes futility of fines in the fight against domestic violence

World news

  • By 2070, a third of the Czech population will live in Prague and its environs

  • Life expectancy declines in the US

  • Over last 10 years, the number of births in Italy has fallen by a quarter

  • Fertility continues to fall in South Korea

  • Italians marrying more often, but later

  • About a third of children in Italy are born out of wedlock

  • The idea of ​​polygamy is losing its relevance in the Arab world

  • By 2050, there will be two people of working age for every pensioner in Lithuania

  • The proportion of foreign citizens in Italy has exceeded 10%

  • Electronic census of Ukraine will be held before the end of 2019

  • Ukrainian demographers criticize government census plan

  • Head of European Commission considers migration inevitable

  • Ethiopian authorities report on successful repatriation of 32,500 citizens

  • Swedish Prime Minister acknowledges problems with migrant integration

  • Is the declining well-being of Swedish taxpayers caused by migrant problems?

  • Sweden discusses new rules for receiving migrants

  • Quotas for foreign specialists in Kazakhstan plan to be halved

  • The largest recipients of remittances are India, China and Mexico

  • EU has from 3.9 to 4.8 million illegal migrants

  • France overtakes Germany in the number of asylum requests

  • The flow of illegal migrants from Libya to the EU has risen sharply

  • Most refugees die en route to the Mediterranean

  • Only a quarter of illegal migrants in the EU pay taxes

  • More than 41,000 persons with HIV in Uzbekistan

  • Tanzania tries out HIV self-testing

  • In Belarus, death rate from suicide is 7 times higher than from murder

  • Japanese company develops blood test to diagnose 13 cancer types from a drop of blood

The newspapers write about…

  • Kommersant and REGNUM on the national projects

  • Argumenty i Fakty, Vechernyaya Moskva and Izvestia on fertility

  • Forbes, Metro, Gazeta.Ru and Le Figaro on motherhood

  • and Life on marriage and family

  • Izvestia on abortions

  • Der Spiegel on life expectancy

  • Nezavisimaya Gazeta on New Year's drinking

  • Project Syndicate, Izvestia, Obzor, IQ and Gazeta.Ru on HIV

  • Novaya Gazeta, Sibir.Realii, and TASS on domestic violence

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on the flu

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets, Nezavisimaya Gazeta and The Village on medicines

  • Die Zeit on mental illness

  • Idel.Realii on health certificates for the DMV

  • RBK on illegal cigarettes

  • Russkaya Germaniya and The Economist on the migration crisis

  • Ekonomika Sevodnya on migration policy

  • RBK on human capital

  • Kuzbass on historical demography

  • Fenix on the population of Russia and the USSR

  • REGNUM on the problems of the Russian North

  • Gazeta.Ru on pensions

  • Deutschlandfunk and The Guardian on traditional values

  • Project Syndicate on gender inequality

  • Gazeta.Ru on men and women

Read books and magazines

  • World Population Ageing 2019

  • Health at a glance 2019

  • “The suburban revolution” in a regional context: peripheral urban areas in the post-Soviet space

  • HIV/AIDs surveillance in Europe 2019

  • Total morbidity of the adult population of Russia in 2018

  • Through the pages of the magazines Narodonaseleniye (Population) and Obshchestvo i Ekonomika (Society and Economics)

  • Contents of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Profession: researcher

  • Happy 70th birthday to Alexander Ivanovich Alekseev

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