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Tag "demography"

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 777-778

In the issue:
Reproductive health policy in regions and countries of the world. IntroductionPrevention of maternal and child mortality. Family planning: an integral part of the protection of reproductive health. The level of teenage pregnancies remains high in many countries. Unsafe abortion is one of the main causes of maternal mortality.

Demographic Review #2

In the issue: On the limits of application of the UN population projections. Population projections in Germany. Population microcensuses in Russia: past, present and future. Family and household in Russia: the demographic aspect. Rural-urban migration in the USSR in the 1920s. Alexander Kulischer on the demographic future of Russia. Precious children, poor mothers. From expanse to space: the search for geography in a book on geography.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 775-776

In the issue:
Forecast of the world’s urban and rural population, 2018. UN presents results of next revision of the prospects of world urbanization. In 2018, the urban population reached 4.2 billion people, or 55% of the world's population. Among the countries of the world, the share of urban population varies from 0 to 100%, but in half of the countries it exceeds 62%. The world’s rural population is mainly concentrated in Asia and Africa (89%). The number of mega cities with 10 million inhabitants and more increased from 2 in 1950 to 16 in 2000 and 33 in 2018. Nearly a quarter of the world's population lives in cities with a million people or more.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 773-774

In the issue:
World Demographic Barometer. Abortion in the world: uneven dynamics and unequal accessLess than half of women live in countries with legislation freely allowing abortion. In developing countries, the prevalence of abortion is higher than in developed onesLegislation affects the safety of abortion. Abortion is the result of an unplanned pregnancy.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 771-772

In the issue:
Households of the World, 2017. At the end of 2017, the UN Population Division provided data on households around the world. The average household size varies by country from 2 to 8 people around the world. The share of people living alone varies by country from 0 to 40% of households around the world. The share of households with children aged 0-14 years varies by country from 18% to 92%In most households with children live both parents - from 69% in North America to 86% in Asia. The share of households in which live people 60 years and older varies from 17% to 52%.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 769-770

In the issue:
Russian Demographic barometer: Crime in Russia, 2017. The most disturbing problems. Russians have become more modest – for happiness they need less money than in 2017. The quality of medical services: what the public wants. Women’s health: outer beauty, inner beautyRussians name optimal retirement age. Adaptation and integration in Russia of migrants from the post-Soviet countries. Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Illustration for news: Lectures held by Mikhail B. Denisenko in the University of Naples Federico II

Lectures held by Mikhail B. Denisenko in the University of Naples Federico II

Department of Political Sciences announces lectures held by Mikhail B. Denisenko (Associate Professor in Demography and Head of Department of Demography at the Higher School of Demography, Moscow) within the Master Degree in International Relations.

Demographic Review #1

In the issue: The relationship between mortality and economic development in Russia and its regions. Life expectancy of elderly in Russia depending on educational status. Global demographic theory. The demographic transition and the hypothesis of hyperbolic population growth. Matrimonial behavior of Russians in a European context. An integrated approach to cause-of-death analysis: cause-deleted life tables and decompositions of life expectancy.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 761-762

In the issue:
Russia: preliminary demographic results of 2017 (Part II). Should cohabitation be equated with an official marriage? Russia ranks 71st among 144 countries in terms of gender equality. New Family Planning GuideUN experts: restricting abortion rights in Northern Ireland is tantamount to legalized violence. “Fertility Prospects” (on the occasion of the 85th birthday of V.A. Borisov). Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 759-760

In the issue:
Russia: preliminary demographic results of 2017 (Part I). Fertility in Russia: measures and opinions. Marriage and cohabitation: put an equal sign? Cheating, same-sex relations, abortions: taboo or norm? From human papillomavirus to cervical cancerAttitudes to religion.