Institute of Demography

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129 - 22 November 2020

ISSN 1726-2887

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World demographic barometer

Global fertility trends according to UN 2019 revision estimates

  • 2019 World Fertility Database

  • The number of births in the world has stabilized at around 140 million people per year and the total fertility rate is steadily decreasing, dropping to 18 in 2019

  • The total fertility rate in the world on the whole has fallen below 2.5 children per woman

  • Net reproduction rate has fallen below 1.1 daughters per woman

  • The average age of a mother at birth is increasing and in 2015-2020 exceeded 28 years

  • Fertility for females aged 15-19 years has decreased to 42


  • The future: two polls 20 years apart

  • Ideas of a "normal life"

  • What languages do people in European countries speak at home?

In the vastness of Russia

  • Putin declares difficult demographic period in Russia

  • Fertility in 2019 increased in only three regions

  • Money cannot force a person to have more children than he wants

  • Life expectancy in Russia has exceeded 73 years

  • Sobyanin announces increase in life expectancy in Moscow

  • Monthly payments for children will be extended up to 7 years

  • Putin promises to increase maternity capital

  • State Duma expands possible uses of maternity capital

  • Putin estimates costs of family support promised in Presidential Address

  • Will Putin's proposals not start economic growth?

  • 355,000 fewer people retired in 2019

  • Ministry of Justice has prepared new list of Soviet acts to be repealed

  • Ministry of Labor will teach regions how to improve women's lives

  • Teacher shortage in Russia

  • Audit Chamber calls data on the quality of roads in Russia unreliable

  • Topilin calls for not scaring Russians with robots and mass unemployment

  • Almost twice as many Ukrainians received a Russian passport in 2019

  • Senior officials will not be able to hold foreign citizenship or residence permit

  • Authorities propose canceling planned inspections of migrant workers

  • State Duma will clarify grounds for refugee status

  • Cigarette prices up in Russia

  • Because of smokers, Russia spends 1.3 trillion rubles annually

  • Proposal in Russian Railways to double fines for drinkers and smokers on trains

  • Ministry of Health has developed a new procedure for providing medical care to persons with HIV

  • The number of deaths in traffic accidents in Moscow has decreased by 42% since 2010

  • Russian schools have the highest student stress levels in world

  • The number of mental disorders in Russian schools has grown by 20% in five years

  • Putin demands that hot meals be provided to all pupils in grades one through four

  • Ministry of Health opens hotline for mass medical examinations

  • New wage system will be introduced in healthcare

  • Primary health care to be modernized

  • Private health care facilities will be able to provide home care for the elderly

  • Due to massive disruptions in procurement, a number of regions have not received medicines

  • Bastrykin complains about low level of responsibility for medical errors

World News

  • China's population exceeds 1.4 billion

  • South Korea's population increased by 0.05% in 2019

  • Population of Lithuania has grown by 145 persons thanks to migrant workers

  • Population of Ukraine shrinks to 41.9 million people

  • China registers record low fertility

  • Fertility in Latvia continues to decline

  • Link found between a persons life expectancy and income

  • China registered 10 million fewer marriages in 2019

  • China's urbanization rate reaches 60.6%

  • IMF head predicts global Great Depression

  • Two thousand billionaires have more money than 4.6 billion poor people

  • Zelensky announces dual citizenship for repatriates from USA

  • Uzbek citizens will be allowed to stay in the Russian Federation without registration for up to 15 days

  • Uzbekistan simplifies registration procedure

  • US wants to end maternity tourism

  • Quotas for foreign workers in Kazakhstan reduced by 40%

  • Flow of illegal migrants into EU falls by 92% in four years

  • Asylum applications in France have increased

  • Texas is first US state to refuse to accept refugees

  • Mortality among white Americans without a higher education has increased in the USA

  • Most women think abortion is the right decision

  • New type of coronavirus spreads in China

  • Over five hundred more babies will become godchildren of the Georgian Patriarch

The newspapers write about

  • Nakanune.RU, RT na russkom and Izvestiya on the Presidents Address

  • TASS on the implementation of last years Presidential Address

  • Meduza, Novaya Gazeta, Gorod 812, Vedomosti, Russkaya Sluzhba BBC RBK, Snob, Nakanune.RU and Izvestia on a new pro-natalist measure

  • RBK on the governments new plans

  • "Die Welt" on Russias demographic development

  • and Postimees on the migration crisis

  • Glavred on Ukrainian migrants

  • Vechernyaya Moskva on early pregnancy

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on young fathers

  • Science on a new infection

  • Rosbalt on cancer

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on life expectancy

  • Kommersant on the demographic forecast

  • Izvestia on Demography and Economics

  • on loans for young families

  • InoSMI.RU on French pension reform

  • Salzburger Nachrichten and Rossiyskaya Gazeta on poverty

  • Golos Ameriki on violence

  • Forbes on gender development

  • Le Figaro on childfree

  • Novye Izvestia on organ donation

  • The Village on online cemeteries

Read books and magazines

  • Values of a family-with-children lifestyle (SEDOJ-2019)

  • Health care in Russia. 2019

  • Demographic situation in Georgia 2018

  • Global Tuberculosis Report 2019

  • Morbidity of the working-age population (age 55 and over for women, 60 and over for men) in Russia in 2018 with a first-time diagnosis

  • Through the pages of the journals Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniya (Sociological Research) and Gigiena i Sanitariya (Hygiene and Sanitation)

  • Contents of the journal Population and Environment

Profession: researcher

  • 150 years since the birth of Sergei Mikhailovich Bogoslovsky

  •     S. Bogoslovsky. The state of medical and statistical registration and reporting in the RSFSR

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