Fertility

China posts slowest population growth in decades

China's population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed on May 11, highlighting fears of a looming crisis over an ageing society.

The growth of 5.4 percent was the slowest since the 1960s, due in part to falling birthrates and a sharp drop in the number of working-age people.

"Coronavirus threatens to destroy humanity even after we eradicate it"

Researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan call for urgent research into the long-term effects of COVID-19 infection on male fertility due to the abundant evidence of reduced sperm motility, fewer sperm and testicular damage, claiming the virus threatens to destroy humanity after the pandemic is over.

The Minister presented a startling fact: Serbs are dying VIDEO

He was a hosted on TV Prva, in the morning program, and stated that about 17.000 citizens of Serbia died in December alone.
"A city the size of Sabac disappeared, it didn't look like that two or three months ago, but in December there was a terrible leap in the number of deaths. And that is an increase compared to 2019 by 15 percent," said Dmitrovi.

Fertility rate in Turkey in decline, but still above European average: TÜİK

Turkey's total fertility rate, the average number of live births that a woman gives, fell to 1.88 per woman in 2019, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

"While the total fertility rate was 1.99 children in 2018, it was 2.07 children in 2017. This showed that fertility remained below the population's replacement level of 2.10," TÜİK stated.

China with the Lowest Birth Rate since 1949

The end of "one-child policy" could not stop China's declining birth rate, the BBC reported.

The birth rate has dropped to its lowest level since the inception of the People's Republic of China 70 years ago - despite the elimination of "one-child policy".

The birth rate was 10.48 per thousand in 2019 - the lowest since 1949, the National Bureau of Statistics said.

Cost weighs on Greek birth rates

Eight out of 10 young couples in Greece would like to have a large family, but cannot afford to, according to a new study concerning the causes of infertility in the country, conducted in January-February 2019.
In brief, poverty is the biggest obstacle to higher birth rates among Greek households.

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