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European demographic barometer

First demographic results of 2019 and 2020 in the European Union

  • The population of the EU27 has grown to 448 million by the beginning of 2020
  • In 2019, migration growth, as in 2015 and 2017-2018, became the only factor in the growth of the EU28 population against the backdrop of increasing natural decline

  • EU28 births continued to decline in 2019, dropping to 9.5 per 1,000 inhabitants

  • In 2017-2019, the EU28 death toll remained relatively stable at around 5.3 million

  • According to operational records in 24 European countries, the number of deaths in the first half of 2020 increased by 5.5% compared to the average for the first half of 2016 and 2019.

  • The median age of the EU27 population has risen to 43.7 years

Take care of women!

  • The sexual health of schoolchildren according to an international study

In the vastness of Russia

  • Fertility in Russia in 2020 has decreased by 5.4%

  • Golikova sees no difference in mortality in January-May 2020 compared to 2019

  • Mortality in Russia in June increased by 18.6% in annual terms

  • Infant mortality in the Russian Federation has decreased to the target for 2024

  • Restrictive measures have helped to save at least 80 thousand lives in Russia during the COVID-19 epidemic

  • "Demographically difficult" regions of the Russian Federation may receive additional funds from budget

  • Draft law on transfer of data from FIU to Rosstat submitted to State Duma

  • Rosstat will allow Russians to call themselves elves

  • Rosstat will buy data from telecom operators for the population census

  • Retirement eligibility schedule announced for mothers with many children

  • The cheapest kindergartens in Russia are in St. Petersburg

  • Russians will be rewarded for long-lasting marriages

  • Amendments to the Family Code are contrary to the Constitution

  • The highest unemployment rate in the last eight years was recorded in July

  • More than 70% of Russians do not want an electronic passport

  • Putin calls for optimizing the acquisition of Russian citizenship

  • Obtaining Russian citizenship has gotten easier

  • About 300 thousand foreigners have received Russian citizenship since the beginning of the year

  • Is Russia facing an influx of migrants?

  • Medvedev proposes to make employers responsible for migrants

  • Proposal in State Duma to deport migrants

  • Another proposal in State Duma to introduce a visa regime for the countries of Central Asia

  • The number of deaths from COVID-19 in May is 2 times more than according to operational headquarters data

  • The number of deaths from COVID-19 in June, according to Rosstat, again was higher than according to data of the operational headquarters

  • Most Russian doctors do not trust official coronavirus statistics

  • In 2019, 640,391 cases of cancer were registered in Russia

  • Diabetes detection in Russia has increased by almost 27%

  • Ministry of Health announces main causes of disability in children

World News

  • The world's population will begin to decline after 2064

  • The population of Uzbekistan increased by 286,000 over six months

  • In 2019, North Macedonia faced natural population decline for the first time

  • Latvia may hit new fertility low

  • Sweden's death number is highest since 1869

  • Mean age of residents of Georgia is 39 years

  • In Japan, dogs will invite people to population census

  • Finland partially relaxes restrictions on the entry of citizens of Russia, the United States and a number of other countries

  • Government crisis brewing in Sweden over refugees

  • Kirgizia launches online consultations for migrants

  • COVID-19 will drive HIV and tuberculosis deaths up

  • Mortality rate among patients with coronavirus infection is approximately 0.6%

  • Experts assess preliminary results of Sweden's quarantine refusal

  • Germany announces beginning of second wave of coronavirus

  • In Switzerland, coronavirus infections begin rising

  • New York authorities suspected of concealing deaths from coronavirus

  • Is the coronavirus pandemic comparable to the Spanish flu for New York?

  • Pandemic risk is clearly reduced with face mask regime

  • Surgical masks remain the most effective against Covid-19

  • Scientists have for the first time discovered live coronaviruses in the air

  • Air pollution raises risk of death from COVID-19

  • Could Covid-19 put an end to big weddings?

  • Did quarantine cause a boom in plastic surgery?

  • Its better to lose weight before age 40

The newspapers write about

  • Forbes and Economy Times on coronavirus in Russia

  • BBC Russian Service on coronavirus in Iran

  • Kommersant on coronavirus mortality statistics

  • Naked Science on a coronavirus vaccine

  • Izvestia, Forbes and RT na Russkom on the consequences of the coronavirus

  • Komsomolskaya Pravda, La Vanguardia and Rossiyskaya Gazeta on the demographic situation in Russia

  • Kommersant on the anti-sexual revolution

  • Project Syndicate on the world population forecast

  • Russkaya sluzhba BBC on world fertility

  • Pravda.ru and Izvestia on fertility in Russia

  • Medvestnik on the "case of the doctors

  • IQ and Rossiyskaya Gazeta on marriage

  • Nezavisimaya Gazeta on the need for an influx of migrants

  • Vedomosti and Ekons on labor migrants

  • RBC on internal migration

  • The Atlantic on poverty

  • Vedomosti on the target for reducing road traffic deaths

  • Suddeutsche Zeitung on a healthy lifestyle

  • Nature on new digital data

Read books and magazines

  • On the state of the sanitary and epidemiological well-being of the population in 2019

  • Main indicators of maternal and child health, the activities of the child welfare and obstetric service in the Russian Federation

  • The great victory of the Soviet people: socio-political and demographic aspects

  • External youth migration in Central Asian countries: risk analysis and minimization of negative consequences

  • The Russian economy in 2019

  • Through the pages of the magazines Demograficheskoye Obozreniye (Demographic Review) and Regionalnye Issledovaniya (Regional Studies)

  • Contents of the journal Demographic Research

Profession: researcher

  • Happy 70th birthday to Alexander Vladimirovich Akimov!

  •    Akimov. Population explosion, population aging and labor-saving technologies: interaction in the 21st century.

  • 115th anniversary of the birth of Vadim Vyacheslavovich Pokshishevsky

  • 50th anniversary of the death of Hermann Knaus, author of Natural Family Planning

 
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