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Articles
51 24-hour childcare and the working parents conundrum
Zoe Williams - The Guardian, 29 March 2014. [29-03-2014]
This new initiative is a worthy attempt to help parents forced into unsocial working hours, but is symptomatic of the inability to value family over economic activity.
52 Millenials want children, but they're not planning on them
Katrina Alcorn - The New York Times, 8 January 2014. [17-01-2014]
The US sorely lags behind most developed countries when it comes to support for working families, which makes it very difficult for parents to work.
 
Studies
53 The fertility decline in China before the one-child policy
Yi Chen and Yingfei Huang - Demographic Research, 5 June 2020. [11-06-2020]
Fertility in China appears to have declined faster in the early 1970s, before the introduction of the one-child policy in 1979. It went from 5.7 in 1969 to 2.7 in 1978.
54 US Births: Provisional data for 2018
National Center for Health Statistics, May 2019. [17-05-2019]
Births are shown by age and race and Hispanic origin of mother. Data on prenatal care, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight are also presented.
55 EU fertility statistics
European Union, data extracted in March 2019. [15-03-2019]
This article looks at the development of a range of indicators concerning the number of births and fertility across the European Union (EU) .
56 Population and fertility for 195 territories
The Lancet, November 2018. [11-11-2018]
Single-calendar year and single-year of age estimates of fertility and population by sex with standardised and replicable methods.
57 US: births outside of marriage decline for immigrant women
Pew Research Center, 26 October 2016. [31-10-2016]
According to this study, the shift in births from Latin American to women of other regions is partly caused by the decline in recent U.S. immigrants from Latin America and because of dramatic birth rate declines among Hispanic immigrants triggered by the Great Recession.
58 Population change in the EU Member States - 2015
Eurostat, 11 July 2016. [11-07-2016]
During 2015, the population of the European Union went up slightly, despite a first ever negative natural change The remainder of the growth was driven mainly by net migration.
59 Older population and life expectancy in the EU
Eurostat, 29 September 2015. [30-09-2015]
The European Union as a whole is confronted with an ageing population. In 2014, the proportion of persons aged 65 or over reached 18.5% in the EU and it is projected to further increase in the future to almost 30% by 2080. This demographic trend confronts the EU with major challenges, notably regarding the economic situation and social inclusion of older people.
60 Asylum in the EU
Eurostat, September 2015. [23-09-2015]
Data on asylum are provided to Eurostat by the Ministries of Interior, Justice or immigration agencies of the Member States according to the provisions of Article 4 of the Regulation (EC) 862/2007 of 11 July 2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection.
61 The pitfalls of a European migration policy
Max Planck Society, JUly 2015. [07-08-2015]
This Policy Brief deals with migration and political challenges in times of crisis in the EU, shows why a European migration policy is hampered by structural and institutional limits on cooperation between the Member States and between different policy fields at the European level.
62 World Population Prospects: 2015 Revision
UN DESA Population Division, 29 July 2015. [29-07-2015]
This new edition of the United Nations population estimates and projections builds on the previous revision by incorporating the findings of new population censuses and specialized demographic surveys, which have been published since the previous revision. The full results is made available on-line in the form of a two volume report and a comprehensive data depository containing more than 100 Excel files.
63 EU Demography Report
European Commission, July 2015. [09-07-2015]
This analytical web-note contains an extensive update of the main demographic trends for the EU and a labour-market supplement which outlines the potential consequences of the forthcoming demographic change (declining working-age population) on the EU's growth perspective.
64 US births: data for 2013
US National Vital Statistics System, January 2015. [15-06-2015]
This report presents 2013 data on U.S. births for maternal age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin, marital status, attendant at birth, method of delivery, period of gestation, birthweight, and plurality. Birth and fertility rates are presented by age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin, and marital status. Selected data by mother’s state of residence and birth rates by age and race of father also are shown. Trends in fertility patterns and maternal and infant characteristics are described and interpreted.
65 Quality of life in Europe - facts and views
Eurostat, June 2015. [04-06-2015]
This study resents different aspects of people’s well-being combining for the first time objective indicators with subjective evaluation of individuals’ situations and covering various aspects of quality of life. For instance, it shows that two thirds of people with families of three children or more considered themselves to be more happy than people living in smaller families and have stronger personal relationships than others.
66 More educated women are willing to have children
Pew Research Center, May 2015. [09-05-2015]
This report describes childlessness and completed family size among U.S. women near the end of their childbearing years. It is based upon data from the Current Population Survey June Supplement, and examines long-term and short-term trends, as well as differences in childlessness and family size by educational attainment and by race and ethnicity.
67 A growing and ageing population
RAND Europe, 11 February 2015. [15-02-2015]
This Research Report forms part of our series on global societal trends and their impact on the EU in 2030. It presents the evidence base, uncertainties and potential trajectories surrounding trends in the growing and ageing global population and analyses the changing demographic profile of the world’s population and major trends in this area. These trends relate chiefly to overall population growth, and population decline in Europe and, in the future, in other parts of the world.
68 World fertility report 2013
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2014. [01-02-2015]
World Fertility Report 2013: Fertility at the Extremes is the fifth in a series and focuses on trends in fertility over the past 20 years and key factors underlying these trends for countries at the extremes of fertility: 66 countries with total fertility of more than 3.2 children per woman in 2005-2010 and 70 countries with total fertility of 2.0 children per woman or less in 2005-2010.
69 Family policy that fosters family as an institution
Josu Ahedo Ruiz — Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, December 2014. [29-12-2014]
This study advocates the need to institutionalize family policies focused on promoting a family culture to achieve the replacement birth rate. In addition, the current trends reveal that the future family models require the women integration in the working world and therefore family policies should focus on supporting a model that includes working women.
70 The persistence of a two-child family ideal in Europe
Tomáš Sobotka and Éva Beaujouan - Population and Development Review, 15 September 2014. [17-09-2014]
How persistent and universal has the two child family ideal been in Europe during the last three decades? The mean ideal family size has become closely clustered around 2.2 in most countries and none of the analyzed surveys suggests a decline in mean ideal family size to levels considerably below replacement.
71 Population ageing in Europe
European Union, 25 August 2014. [26-08-2014]
This publication focuses on the challenges and opportunities of population ageing in Europe. Reviewing the outcomes of EU-funded research in social sciences funded under the sixth and the seventh framework programmes, it aims to address the question of how the EU is preparing for advanced population ageing and what type of public policies it should pursue.
 
Videos
72 The end of the population pyramid
The Economist [31-12-2014]
Between 2015 and 2060 the biggest influence upon the population will be ageing. Small families are already becoming the norm, the fall in fertility is slowing down and now almost everyone is living longer than their parents—dramatically so in developing countries.
 
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