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World demographic barometer

World mortality trends according to UN estimates 2019

  • The number of deaths has increased to 58 million per year, the overall mortality rate has decreased to 7.5

  • The proportion of people who have reached the age of 60 years or more has increased among the number of deaths to 64%

  • Life expectancy exceeds 73 years in all major regions except Africa

  • The probability of surviving to the age of 80 is from 29% in the least developed countries to 58% in more developed countries

  • Mortality under the age of 5 has decreased to 40 per 1000 births, but significant differences remain between countries

  • Life expectancy at the age of 60 in the world has exceeded 20 years, and in more developed countries of the world - 23 years.

Take care of women!

  • 10 facts about modern fertility and family planning at the global level

  • Republic of Belarus sums up results of investigation into the situation of children and women

  • UN opposes female circumcision

In the vastness of Russia

  • Russia's population declines for second year in a row

  • Until 2026, migrants will not be able to compensate for the decline in the population of Russia

  • Putin announces need to increase the population in Russia

  • By 2060, almost half of Russians will be pensioners

  • Volodin proposes to study the problems of regions with the largest population decline

  • Census will be one of the main events in 2020

  • Russian Orthodox Church suggests that Ministry of Culture improve demography through TV shows and movies

  • More than 1.1 million families will receive maternity capital for their first and second child in 2020

  • Processing time for maternity capital applications will be shortened

  • Having children will significantly reduce family mortgage expenses

  • 2.4 million people can receive new child benefits in 2020

  • The growth of real incomes of Russians in 2019 came to 0.8%

  • Ministry of Internal Affairs tells about the new Russian passports

  • State Duma expands opportunities for obtaining citizenship of the Russian Federation

  • About 10 million foreigners a day staying on Russian territory

  • Ministry of Internal Affairs wants to require medical certificates for foreigners entering the Russian Federation

  • Regions will get new powers to regulate labor migration

  • About 40 thousand citizens of Ukraine have temporary asylum in Russia

  • 24 thousand Chinese students studying in Russia

  • Cigarettes prices to rise by 25% in 2020

  • Ministry of Health supports ban on smoking in communal apartments

  • In 2020, a register of patients with malignant tumors will appear

  • Cancer mortality in Russia decreasing

  • ECHR obliges Russia to investigate all army suicides

  • Government includes coronavirus in the list of diseases dangerous to others

  • Russian polyclinics lack two thousand oncologists

  • Ministry of Justice proposes harsh punishments for reckless drivers

World News

  • Uzbekistan has resident population of 33.9 million

  • Population of Ukraine has decreased by 11.45 million people since 2001

  • Population of Croatia in 2030 may come to 3,877,000 people

  • Fertility in China in 2019 drops to a record low

  • The number of births in Belarus drops to 1945 level

  • By 2030, life expectancy in Belarus should grow to 80 years

  • Last year, the number of registered marriages in Ukraine was 6 times higher than divorces

  • Beijing authorities will conduct census in 2020

  • In Ukraine, pension fund deficit will reach 172.5 billion hryvnia

  • British universities pay students to delay degrees

  • South Korea records lowest internal migration rate in 47 years

  • In 2019, 3.9 million Ukrainian citizens visited the Russian Federation

  • Almost 300 thousand citizens of Ukraine received Russian citizenship over past year

  • Obtaining Russian citizenship for residents of Belarus and Ukraine may get easier

  • Kirgiz authorities want to ban dual citizenship

  • Moldova intends to attract labor from abroad

  • In Estonia, dissatisfaction with the influx of migrants from Ukraine

  • Labor migration to Belarus has grown by almost a quarter

  • In 2019, migrant workers transferred about $1.2 billion to Moldova

  • Trump promises to stop AIDS epidemic in the United States within ten years

  • The number of new HIV infections in Latvia has decreased over the past two years

  • In Georgia, 8,150 people with HIV

  • WHO predicts cancer growth of 60%

  • Legalization of marijuana has led to an increase in deaths on US roads

  • The number of persons with coronavirus exceeds 20.6 thousand people

  • Scientists publish forecast of new coronavirus epidemic

  • A hospital for patients with coronavirus was built in Wuhan in 10 days

  • Church of England apologizes for calling for sex only in marriage

The newspapers write about

  • EurasiaNet and Moskovsky Komsomolets on population decline

  • Izvestia on the demography of post-Soviet countries

  • Nakanune.RU and The Diplomat on the population of China

  • Die Welt on coronavirus

  • Business Insider on coronavirus and the flu

  • The New York Times on the severity of coronavirus

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC on closing borders to protect against coronavirus

  • TASS on the most dangerous infections in the history of mankind

  • Die Welt on the Spanish flu pandemic

  • Ekho Moskvy on the work of an epidemiologist

  • Lenta.ru on the achievements of Veronika Skvortsova

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC on the ambulance service

  • Svenska Dagbladet on cancer

  • Project Syndicate on global healthcare

  • RIA Novosti on climate refugees

  • Evropeyska Pravda on Ukrainian migrants

  • Izvestia on Russian citizenship

  • Kommersant and REGNUM on the maternity capital

  • SwissInfo on the causes of low fertility

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on divorce

  • Slate.fr on celibacy

  • The Guardian and Slate.fr on sex and abstinence

  • The Village on how the image of masculinity has changed

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC on domestic violence

Read books and magazines

  • Are people able to pay for healthcare services?

  • World Population Prospects The 2019 Revision

  • Russian Statistical Yearbook 2019

  • Total morbidity of the population over working age (55 years for women and 60 years for men) in Russia in 2018

  • Population of Ukraine for 2018

  • Through the pages of the journals Demografiya ta sotsialna ekonomika (Demography and Social Economy) and Ekonomika i Organizatsiya promyshlennovo proizvodstva (EKO) (Economics and Organization of Industrial Production (ECO))

  • Contents of the Journal of Population Economics

Profession: researcher

  • Human life as a new demographic indicator: estimates for Russian regions. Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 90 years since the birth of Leonid Evseevich Darsky

  • In memory of Theodore Shanin

  • Maria Bozhovich, Alexander Arkhangelsky. An Intellectual with Supermans Biography

The reading room

  • N.B. Barkalov and Leonid E. Darsky. Russia: Fertility, Contraception, Induced Abortion, Infant and Maternal Mortality

Student page

  • Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences at HSE for new Masters students

  • Selected Essays. D. Podgorny. The HIV Problem in Russia: Estimates and Trends

 
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