Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

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Current topic: Nuptiality and fertility in Kyrgyzstan

  • The growth of registered marriages and the prevalence of consensual marriages
  • Transformation of the age model of first marriage
  • Ethnic models of marriage
  • Evolution of the marriage structure
  • Fertility decline has turned into growth
  • Ethnic differentiation in fertility and reproductive behaviour
  • Real cohort fertility
  • Non-marital births make up more than 30%
  • Birth control and family planning

World demographic barometer

  • Early marriages are becoming less common
  • Nuptiality of young people aged 20-24 is declining in most countries
  • Average life expectancy before the first marriage is growing
  • Vast majority of men and women marry sooner or later
  • The share of divorced and separated people is growing

Analytical articles

  • The Second National Census of Kyrgyzstan
  • Demographic processes in Kyrgyzstan
  • Society and family in Uzbekistan
  • Divorces in Tatarstan
  • Divorce is a revolution in the family
  • "Family evolves..."

Recent polls

  • The rich and the poor
  • Restless autumn in the labor market
  • Every sixth Russian would like to live forever
  • Russians about their health
  • On the prohibition of tobacco sales
  • Russians about their relations with people of other nationalities
  • International relations through the eyes of citizens of Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • Russians about the situation in the North Caucasus

Russian news

  • The number of births in Russia increased by 2.6 thousand within 11 months
  • Raising the retirement age in Russia is premature, Dvorkovich says
  • By 2012, Moscow will rank among the top ten megalopolises of the world
  • By 2020, Russia will be the fourth economy in the world?
  • Russia has overcome the consequences of the economic crisis, Putin reported
  • Russia's capital outflow soars to 84.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2011
  • Inflation in Russia amounted to 6.1% in 2011
  • Average salary in Moscow is 43 thousand rubles
  • Moscow increases minimum pension and salary from January 1
  • Maternity capital and child allowances increase from January 1
  • Minister of the Interior exposed a fraud with maternity capital in 246 cities
  • Large families will be given land and apartments
  • Moscow City Duma tightens requirements for the provision of child allowances
  • Russians will have to pass biometric control to enter South Korea
  • Migrants in Moscow prefer to formalize patents, rather than a work permit
  • Illegal migrants will be deported from Russia by bailiffs
  • Violation of immigration laws is fined in Moscow more often
  • More than 2000 foreigners have been detained by FMS in Moscow during the holidays
  • About 60 thousand Russians got infected with HIV over the 11 months of 2011
  • Ministry of Health should engage in prevention and treatment of drug users
  • Employees and officers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations rescued nearly 200 thousand people in 2011
  • Federal Customer Service reported the results of infection control in 2011
  • Regions of Russia are ready to take care of premature newborn infants / to offer special care nursery
  • The first baby-box in Krasnodar was installed in a hospital emergency room
  • 1.6 billion rubles will be allocated for medical examination of adolescents in 2012
  • Pregnant women and children should be provided with medications free of charge
  • All patients with rare diseases will be provided with medications
  • Putin, Bezrukov, Arshavin and Kirkorov were named top personalities of 2011

Eurasian news

  • The population of Belarus was 9.466 million people on December 1, 2011
  • Abkhazia’s population is 240705 people
  • Ukraine’s population fell to 45.63 million in 2011
  • Ukraine's population is aging
  • Kiev needs to double the inflow of migrants
  • Ukrainian Census is postponed until 2013
  • Azerbaijan had an increase in fertility in 2011
  • Yanukovich promises young people a present that would affect fertility
  • Nazarbayev signed the Code "On Marriage and Family"
  • State fee of 700 U.S. dollars must be paid for a divorce in Uzbekistan
  • 20000 children are being raised in orphanages in Tajikistan
  • 40% of the wage fund in Ukraine is off-the-books
  • More than 5000 pensions are assigned in Belarus under a contract with Russia in the field of social security
  • Pension fund will start operating in Turkmenistan on February 1
  • 22% of Belarusian pensioners continue to work
  • Registered unemployment in Belarus remained at the level of 0.6%
  • New method will be used to count the unemployed in Belarus
  • Changes have been made to the decree on conferring Georgian citizenship
  • More than 400 refugees in Armenia obtained citizenship in 2011
  • Skilled young people flee from Ukraine
  • More than 150 thousand migrant workers didn’t return to Tajikistan in 2011
  • More than 3000 foreigners were expelled from Azerbaijan in 2011
  • There are 3846 HIV-infected people in Tajikistan
  • Five-year plan to combat smoking has been approved In Turkmenistan
  • Mortality of children under 5 fell by 15% in Belarus
  • Modern perinatal centers will be opened in 8 regions of Ukraine
  • 2890 road accidents occurred in Azerbaijan in 2011

World news

  • Japan's population decreasing at fastest postwar rate
  • The total number of Palestinians in the world exceeds 11 million
  • Peak of monthly population growth is observed in the Estonian capital
  • The number of twins born in the U.S. has doubled in the last 30 years
  • More than 70000 residents of Estonia have already taken part in the national census
  • For non-participation in the census Estonian citizens may face a fine of up to 2000 Euros
  • Latvian National Development Plan lacks specific demographic indices
  • Chronic budget deficit is the main threat to the global economy for the next 10 years
  • Groceries in the UK are cheaper today than in 1862
  • The new government of North Korea asks U.S. to provide food aid
  • The minimum pension in Latvia will not be cut
  • The U.S. Congress has decided not to raise taxes and not reduce unemployment benefits
  • Almost 3000 citizens of the DPRK fled to South Korea last year
  • Migration from Eastern Europe contributes to the growth of unemployment in the UK
  • French Ministry of Internal Affairs overfulfilled the plan of expulsing illegal immigrants
  • Most illegal immigrants in Poland are Armenians and Vietnamese
  • More than 25000 evacuees of Fukushima will return to their homes not sooner than in five years
  • New Year migration period has begun in China
  • Referendum on the official status of the Russian language in Latvia will be held on February 18
  • Thai flood death toll exceeded 800
  • The number of victims of cold weather in the north of India approached 140
  • Deaths from plane crashes in the U.S. reached a record all-time low
  • One in six Americans binge drink
  • More than 47 thousand people have been victims of drug war in Mexico in five years
  • The U.S. homicide rate dropped
  • Venezuela suffers 'record murder rate' in 2011
  • For the first time in 19 years Japan didn’t resort to death penalty
  • Boredom in the workplace is harmful to health
  • The ideal age of a modern European woman is 52 years?

Newspapers write about ...

  • "Novosti" about the 2011 demographic outcome in Moscow
  • "Moscow News" about the land and social housing for large families
  • "Pravda Ukrainy" about the demographic problems of Ukraine
  • "Expert" about the demographic consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • "" about the new criteria of live birth in Russia
  • "Los Angeles Times" about drugs in the world
  • "Reuters" about reducing cancer mortality in the U.S.
  • "Vecherniy Bishkek" about migration and economy in Kyrgyzstan
  • "" about labor migration from Belarus
  • "" about fiscal control of internal migration in Kazakhstan
  • "" about illegal migration to Israel
  • "FINANCE.UA" about EU-Germany migration
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" and "Vecherniy Bishkek" about the resettlement of compatriots to Russia
  • "Moscow News" about citizenshiplessness of repatriates of the 1990s
  • "Deutsche Welle" about the Russian language in Ukraine
  • "" about the Russian language in Kyrgyzstan
  • "Chas" about Russians in Latvia
  • "Moscow News" about the economy of aging
  • "" about pension systems in the world
  • "Slon.Ru" about pension issues in the EU
  • "Vedomosti" about four Russias
  • "Vedomosti" about "Greater Paris"
  • "Moldavskiye Vedomosti" about the census of children without parental care in Moldova
  • "Daily Mail" about social orphanhood in Greece
  • "The New York Times" about school instead of work
  • "Time" about the death penalty in the U.S.
  • "Meditsinskaya Gazeta" about sponsoring IVF in Germany
  • "" about mancession
  • "Time" about the fear of divorce
  • "RG-Weekly" about the social results of 2011
  • "Meditsinskaya Gazeta" about the 2011 outcome for healthcare

Recent publications

  • Kyrgyzstan: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition
  • Social trends in the Kyrgyz Republic 2005-2009
  • Lectures on demography
  • Demography. Textbook
  • Statistics on International Migration
  • Through the pages of magazines "Medical and social expertise and rehabilitation" and "Human ecology"
  • Contents of «Demographic Research»

Profession: Researcher

  • Congratulations to Olga Chudinovskikh!
  • 80 years since the birth of Arnold L. Perkovsky
  • Original scientist
  • A.L. Perkovsky. The crisis of demographic reproduction of the serfs of Russia in the first half of XIX century

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