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"Demoscope Weekly" ## 783-784

In the issue:
Migration in Russia, results of the first half of 2018. How the Trial census works. Rosstat chief on Trial census. Questionnaire for Trial census 2018. World Suicide Prevention Day. Congratulations on the anniversary of Irina Alekseevna Troitskaya.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 781-782

In the issue:
Demographic results of the first half of 2018 in Russia (Part II). The number of deaths and the crude death rate have again begun to increase. In 2017, life expectancy at birth for both sexes increased to 72.7 years. In January-June, 2018, mortality from neoplasms and diseases of the digestive, nervous and endocrine systems increased. Mortality from external causes decreased by 4% compared to the first half of 2017. Among those who died in 2017 of some infectious and parasitic diseases, 64% had not reached the age of 45; among those who died from external causes - 44%. Infant mortality in the first half of 2018 decreased to 5.1 ‰. The reduction of mortality at working age has slowed down.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 779-780

In the issue:
Demographic results of the first half of 2018 in Russia (Part I). Signs of population decline are increasing - for January-June of 2018 the number of Russians decreased by 89,000 people (-0.1%), leaving a mid-year total population of 146.8 million. Natural decline has increased by more than a third, net migration has decreased by a quarter compared to January-June 2017. The number of children born in January-June of 2018 decreased by 4.7% compared to the same period in 2017. The decline in total fertility accelerated in 2017In the first half of 2018, the number of registered marriages decreased by 7%, and the number of divorces by 0.7%.

"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.

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.