Birth rates are falling – but the population in England will continue to rise.
Following a 30-year boy-to-girl birth rate imbalance, up to 800,000 ‘extra’ men born since the mid-1980s will be unable to find a South Korean woman to marry. That has big demographic consequences.
The diversity of Israel’s Jewish population has been a source of tensions, but also strength, over the decades.
Big data is not the answer to all the challenges that faced Census 2022, but it may be a key enabler for gathering reliable national data in the future.
Chinese politicians have looked toward policies to encourage couples to have more children to offset population decline. It hasn’t worked.
Without policies that take account of a growing population with few working-age people, DRC risks seeing an increase in poverty and hunger.
South Korea’s fertility rate fell below the level needed to sustain a population in the mid-1980s – and it never recovered. It is now below one child per woman during her reproductive years.
A sociologist interviewed dozens of middle-class Black singles about their friendships, freedom and dating lives.
Voters in Michigan and Ohio once voted similarly in statewide and federal elections. Now, Michigan swings blue and Ohio is red.
Adverse childhood experiences are associated with an increased risk of mental health problems in adulthood.
Vital records document the birth, death, marriage and divorce of every individual. A more centralized system in the US could help public health researchers better study pandemics and disease.
For the first time since 1961, deaths in China have outpaced births – and unlike that one-year decline, the downward trend is likely to continue.
Two religiously observant groups of Jews in Israel, the ultra-Orthodox and Religious Zionists, are increasingly acting as political allies. The consequences could be profound.
South Africans would rather see efforts go into tackling other challenges – but climate change will intensify those challenges.
For many environmentalists, overpopulation is a real concern. But the planet will benefit more from tackling overconsumption by rich countries.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
While some parts of eastern Ukraine have been under partial Russian control since 2014, other sections continue to fight back. Most residents overall have said they don’t want to be part of Russia.
Much dementia research does not reflect ethnically diverse communities. Studies used to make policy, clinical and investment decisions in dementia should reflect the diverse Canadian population.
A growing, more diverse population, less religion, more First Nations people and a picture of the long-term health of Australians. But who’s doing the housework?
The no-fee school policy in South Africa, while well-intentioned, demands a serious review.