Ageing and declining populations
May 2nd 2013
An Oxford professor has claimed white Britons 'will be a minority' in the UK before 2070 if current population trends continue.
The proportion of minority groups living in Britain will rise...
April 18th 2013
The population across the Japanese archipelago dropped by around 284,000 to an estimated 127.5 million by October last year, the figures compiled by the government's Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry...
March 7th 2013
Rural couples in Shanghai, Tianjin and five provinces have been entitled to have a second child if either of them is the only child of their families, the country's deputy...
February 27th 2013
Startling details about Britain's rapidly ageing population and its potential impact on social services have emerged in evidence to a parliamentary inquiry, prompting warnings that no proper plan is in...
February 23rd 2013
The Iranian Parliament has approved all amendments to the family planning act, doing away will all forms of restrictions on the number of children that working parents can have.
February 13th 2013
The drop in U.S. births to their lowest level since 1920 is sounding alarms about the nation's ability to support its fast-growing elderly population.
The recent decline, fueled largely by a...
December 1st 2012
The US birth rate plunged last year to a record low, with the decline being led by immigrant women hit hard by the recession, according to a study released Thursday...
November 23rd 2012
Thirty-two well-known scholars Tuesday published a proposal online calling for the end of the current one-child family planning policy suggesting it is a roadblock to the country's sustainable development.
November 15th 2012
A keynote report to the ongoing 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has signaled changes in the country's population policy amid an aging society, according to...
November 12th 2012
As the world grows older in the coming decades, economic growth will slow. That forecast was issued Friday [9 November] by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a...
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