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Articles
51 How many kids is too many kids?
Lauren Apfel - The Week, 20 March 2017. [24-03-2017]
If larger families are being normalized (or seen as the province of the rich), other couples are more likely to set their sights on having them. If three children can become the new two, in other words, four might very well become as socially acceptable as three. And so on.
52 What not to say to couples who don't have children
Maria McHale - Irish Times, 22 March 2017. [22-03-2017]
One in six Irish couples is childfree involuntarily. Even family and friends make hurtful comments, they say. When you’re facing a lifetime living childfree against your wishes, you need guidance and support to accept and develop new dreams and a new life.
53 Baby blues - no EU nation will replace itself on current trend
Donal O’Donovan - The Independent, 14 March 2017. [15-03-2017]
Rich Europeans are having more babies than those in the poorest member states, with Sweden and the UK joining France and Ireland in having the highest fertility rates, while southern and eastern European countries are producing the fewest babies. Across Europe, no country is producing enough children to replace their parents.
54 Why Putin is paying women to have more children...
Marcel Theroux - The Telegraph, 10 March 2017. [15-03-2017]
It’s been clear to Russian policymakers for a while that their country is facing a demographic crisis. After the break up of the Soviet Union, the population of Russia shrank by up to 700,000 a year. Between 1992 and 2009, the country lost about six million people, or four per cent of its population.
55 What's the secret to long life? Have children, Swedish experts say
Lee Roden - The Local Sweden, 14 March 2017. [14-03-2017]
A new study by researchers at the Karolinska Institute medical university in Stockholm, looked at 1.4 million Swedes born between 1911 and 1925. The researchers calculated that at the age of 60, the remaining life expectancy of men without children could be projected as a further 18.4 years, while those who had kids could expect 20.2 years more.
56 Two-child policy needs multiple support
Stuart Gietel-Basten- China Daily, 9 March 2017. [10-03-2017]
In China, the government is considering giving “birth rewards and subsidies” to parents to encourage them to have a second child. This revolution in family planning policy –from restricting to encouraging childbearing– is remarkable in terms of both its speed and scope. It also shows how concerned the government is about the state of the country’s demography.
57 Japanese demography: desperately seeking young people
The Economist, 7 January 2017. [27-02-2017]
In the mid-1990s Japan had a smaller proportion of over-65s than Britain or Germany. Thanks to an ultra-low birth rate, admirable longevity and a stingy immigration policy, it is now by far the oldest country in the OECD. And senescence is spreading to new areas. Many rural Japanese villages have been old for years, because young people have left them for cities. Now the suburbs are greying, too.
58 Why your children may have to work until 71 in Germany
The Local, 30 November 2016. [30-11-2016]
Top economic advisers to the German government have estimated that children today will have to work until they are 71 years old for the pension system to properly function. They wrote in their yearly report presented at the beginning of the month that the age of retirement must be tied to life expectancy.
59 China is trying to diffuse its demographic time bomb
Jackie Cai and Adam Jourdan - Business Insider, 22 September 2016. [24-09-2016]
With China facing a demographic crisis of stalling birth rates and a fast-aging population, one city has taken a novel approach: a direct call to action aimed at young government officials to lead the way and have a second child.
60 Germany sees 'turning point' in birth rate decline
AFP, 24 September 2016. [24-09-2016]
Germany has halted a three-decade-long decline in its birth rate, with data showing that the trend has started to reverse, statisticians said on Friday.
61 Ireland: Nearly four in 10 births outside marriage
The Irish Times, 31 May 2016. [01-06-2016]
Last year saw a decline in the number of teenage pregnancies. There were 65,909 babies born in Ireland last year, according to new figures released by the Central Statistics Office and over a third were outside marriage.
62 Are families with lots of children religious?
Julie Zauzmer - The Washington Post, 31 May 2016. [01-06-2016]
For many parents in the US, their decision to have large families has nothing to do with God. They’re not Catholics who oppose contraception, Mormons who see it as a sacred duty to procreate, members of the Quiverfull movement or other evangelical schools of thought that encourage large broods.
63 Teenage marriage and parenthood in China
James Estrin - The New York Times, 28 March 2016. [28-03-2016]
After decades of China’s recently relaxed one-child policy and sex-selective abortions, teenage boys outnumber girls. Educated women often have difficulty finding suitable husbands and are stigmatized as “leftover women” if they fail to marry by the age of 27.
64 Women and children outnumber male refugees
Duncan Robinson - Financial Times, 20 January 2016. [21-01-2016]
Women and children now account for more than half of all refugees arriving in Greece, marking a gender shift at a time when some policymakers are fretting about the social risks posed by large concentrations of male immigrants.
65 China approves new child policy
Erin Banco - International Business Times, 27 December 2015. [28-12-2015]
The Chinese government ruled Sunday to allow all couples to have two children beginning next year. The move is a deviation from decades of a one-child policy that spurred a massive wave of international adoptions.
 
Studies
66 Decomposing changes in first birth trends
Ryohei Mogi - Vienna Institute of Demography, 22 July 2020. [03-08-2020]
In high-income countries, women and men born since the 1940s have delayed the birth of their first child, more of them have remained childless, and the timing of the first birth has become more diverse in these cohorts. The interaction between these three trends makes the research on first birth patterns more complex.
67 Population scenarios from 2017 to 2100
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - The Lancet, 14 July 2020. [17-07-2020]
Future fertility patterns are a key input to estimation of future population size, but they are surrounded by substantial uncertainty and diverging methodologies of estimation and forecasting, leading to important differences in global population projections.
68 The fertility gap in Europe and the United States
Eva Beaujouan1 and Caroline Berghammer - Population Research and Policy Review, 25 February 2019. [06-04-2020]
The gap is largest among highly educated women in most countries studied and the educational gradient varies by region, most distinctively for childlessness.
69 Demographic outlook for the European Union 2020
European Parliamentary Research Service, March 2020. [04-03-2020]
The European economy, the labour market, social protection, but also intergenerational fairness, healthcare, pensions, the environment, and food and nutrition are all driven by demography.
70 Demographic Scenarios for the EU
European Union, April 2019. [17-02-2020]
Who will live and work in Europe in the coming decades? How many, and with what skills?
71 Australia: fertility facts, figures and future plans
Eugenie Prior, Raelia Lew, Karin Hammarberg and Louise Johnson - Human Fertility, 30 July 2018. [02-08-2018]
Survey on university students’ intentions and expectations for future parenthood, knowledge about fertility and preferred sources of fertility information.
72 The EU in the world — 2018 edition
Eurostat, July 2018. [17-07-2018]
This report, published every second year, provides a statistical portrait of the European Union in relation to the rest of the world, presenting a broad range of indicators for the EU and the non-EU members of the G20.
73 European Demographic Data Sheet 2018
Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, June 2018. [04-06-2018]
The European Demographic Data Sheet 2018 reviews, explores and visualises recent population trends in 45 European countries.
74 Sustainable development in the European Union
Eurostat, 2017. [23-04-2018]
Our work on sustainable development will define the future of next generations, of the EU and of our planet. That is why we need to develop a long-term vision through the lenses of the Sustainable Development Goals and ensure that these goals are fully integrated in the European policy framework.
75 Demographic turning points for the United States
Jonathan Vespa, David M. Armstrong and Lauren Medina - US Census Bureau, March 2018. [20-03-2018]
The year 2030 marks a demographic turning point for the US. Beginning that year, all baby boomers will be older than 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that one in every five Americans is projected to be retirement age.
 
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