Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

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Current topic: Commuting in the Moscow region: new data

  • The data for studying commuting: the traditional and the new

  • The spatial structure of commuting

  • Seasonal fluctuations of commuting

  • Conclusion

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues

European demographic barometer

Cities of the EU-28 and work in them

  • According to the new definition, the EU-28 has 811 cities with a population of 50,000 and more

  • In the EU-28, 42% of the population lives in cities, 31% in small towns and suburbs, and 27% in rural areas

  • 59% of the EU-28 population lives in metropolitan regions, and 68% of GDP is produced there

  • In all metropolitan areas of EU-28 capitals, apart from Berlin, GDP per capita exceeds the national level

  • Getting to work in cities can take up to 45 minutes

  • In some EU-28 cities the share of commuters among the employed exceeds 90%

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • Opportunities for studying commuting using data of cellular operators (as exemplified by Ufa)

  • Commuting on the labor market of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region

  • Migration in Moscow and the Moscow region: regional and structural features


  • National Health Monitoring of Russians

  • Attitudes to labor migrants

  • Is a father today more than a father?

  • Purchasing medicines

In the vastness of Russia

  • Fertility in Russia fell by 2.3% in 2016

  • Infant mortality decreased by almost 20% over 3 months

  • Soviet Federation criticizes Kudrins idea of reducing the number of pensioners

  • Medvedev considers it necessary to maintain the maternity capital and increase the number of first-borns

  • Batalina proposes to pay part of mortgage to parents having a first child before the age of 23

  • Fewer Russians are being deprived of their parental rights

  • The government will allow people with HIV to adopt children

  • Certificates of birth and death will be issued through MFCs (Multifunctional centers)

  • Ministry of Communications proposes to simplify the choice of marriage date

  • In Moscow City Duma, a proposal to introduce tax on childlessness

  • Taxing parents with few children wont make them have more

  • Child Ombudsman calls for starting to prepare children for family life in school

  • A comfortable living environment to be created in small historical towns

  • Rostrud approves idea of electronic work record books

  • Transition to electronic work record books will be smooth

  • Fight against unemployment damps economic growth due to a shortage of skilled workers

  • State Duma to consider bill on depriving terrorists of Russian citizenship

  • Bill on depriving of citizenship those convicted of terrorism will be corrected

  • At the moment there are almost 9.7 million citizens of other states on the territory of Russia

  • Putin supports the tightening of penalties for violation of migration registration rules

  • Chaika calls for urgent solution to problem of deporting illegal migrants

  • Illegals will be able to leave Russia voluntarily rather than be deported

  • FSB head calls for ideological support for the integration of migrants

  • Russia approves plan to implement strategy to combat HIV infection

  • Ministry of Health reports reduction of alcohol consumption in Russia in 2016

  • The number of deaths from alcohol poisoning is declining

  • Supreme Court will reduce the rights of surrogate mothers in Russia

  • Physicians working with elderly Muscovites will be payed extra

  • Medvedev against replacing free medicine with paid

  • Electronic sick leave system to start operating in Russia as of July 1

World news

  • The population of Israel is about 868,000 people

  • The population of Estonia is 1,315,635 people

  • The population of Latvia has shrunk by nearly 0.5 million over 16 years

  • If Latvians dont learn to live in cities, then will this people simply die out?

  • For first time ever the number of elderly Canadians surpasses that of children

  • IMF will work with Ukraine only if the retirement age is raised

  • Raising the retirement age of women in Israel is again in question

  • 19 million people in Yemen need humanitarian assistance

  • Turkey increases period of visa-free stay for Russians to 90 days

  • EU Council approves decision on the liberalization of visa regime for Ukraine

  • Germany, Austria, Denmark and Norway should remove border controls within six months

  • Latvia discussing simplification of procedure for obtaining citizenship

  • Australia tightens rules for granting citizenship

  • New Zealand toughens requirements for highly qualified migrants

  • Switzerland will limit the flow of migrants from Bulgaria and Romania

  • Texas bans sanctuary cities for refugees

  • Dodon counting on amnesty of migrants from Moldova

  • Russia amnesties 102,000 Tajik migrants

  • Uzbekistan intends to increase the number of consulates in Russia and Kazakhstan

  • Latvia has highest HIV level in EU

  • About 71 million people living with hepatitis C

  • Level of child mortality in Czech Republic declining for eighth consecutive year

  • Georgia begins vaccinating girls against papilloma virus

The newspapers write about

  • Izvestiya on the tax on having too few children

  • Utro on taxing those with no children

  • Vechernyaya Moskva on programs to support fertility

  • Kommersant on the sufficiency and insufficiency of kindergartens

  • Forbes on telemedicine

  • Rossiyskaya gazeta on electronic sick leaves

  • Kommersant on the aging of Asias population

  • EADaily on the demographic situation in the countries of Transcaucasia

  • Forbes on the threats of bioterrorism

  • Kommersant and Moskovskiy Komsomolets on deprivation of citizenship for terrorism

  • Izvestiya on a Russian Green Card

  • Izvestiya on voluntary self-deportation

  • 47news on a migration center in Uzbekistan

  • Project Syndicate on the benefits to the United States of immigration from the Middle East

  • Focus on North African crime in Germany

  • Project Syndicate on job cuts in US industry

  • VG on invisible modernization in Iran

  • Wonderzine on surrogate motherhood

  • The Village on reproductive services

  • Radio Azattyk on domestic violence in Kirgizia

  • RFI on banning excessively thin models

  • Sueddeutsche Zeitung on monogamy and free love

Read books and magazines

  • Annual report of the network of ethnological monitoring and early prevention of conflicts in 2014. Volume 1

  • Annual report of the network of ethnological monitoring and early prevention of conflicts in 2014. Volume 2

  • The senses of rural life (the experience of sociological analysis)

  • Older people in Germany and the EU 2016

  • Portugal. Health Systems in Transition

  • Through the pages of the journals Sotsialnye aspekty zdorovya naseleniya (Social aspects of population health) and Voprosy ekonomiki (Issues of economics)

  • Contents of the European Journal of Population

Demographic digest

  • Happiness, stress, and age: how the U curve varies across people and places

  • Younger Adults and Homeownership in Europe Through the Global Financial Crisis

  • BONUS: Once the most populous piece of the planet

Profession: researcher

  • Happy 60th birthday to Vladimir Mikhailovich Shkolnikov

Travels in internet

  • Demoscope presents the site of the project The virtual population of Russia (an interactive atlas)

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