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Less children per man than per woman
Birthrates for men in Germany made available for the first time. Men on average have less children then women and have them later in life. Related press release
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Lifespans are increasing and becoming more similar
While life expectancy of US women rose by almost 19 years between 1933 and 2014, the variance in the distribution of deaths over age shrank by ten years. Related press release
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Life expectancy: trends among the highly educated show the way
Over the last century, life expectancy rose on average by three months a year. However, this progress has been uneven across educational groups. Related news
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Development of life expectancy of women in countries with highest life expectancies
This figure shows how the life expectancy of women at age 65 has developed in the countries that have achieved the highest life expectancy values in the world. Related news
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Development of life expectancy of men in countries with highest life expectancies
This figure shows how the life expectancy of men at age 65 has developed in the countries that have achieved the highest life expectancy values in the world. Related news
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Why men feel healthier and women live longer
A study in Moscow provides possible explanations for the paradoxical gender differences in health. Related news
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From the Golden Age of Marriage to today
The development of non-marital birth from 1960 to 2010 in different parts of Europe. Related news
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Families unmarried
The percentage of non-marital births in 2007:: In many parts of Northern and Western Europe, there are already more births out of wedlock than births within marriage. Related news
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COMADRE: Uniform data for Biodemography
Population Matrix Models per Country: Geographic representation of animal demographic studies in COMADRE 1.0.0. Related news
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highly educated and married people die rarely from cardiovascular diseases
The successful treatment of cardiovascular diseases is the main cause for the increase in life expectancy. Related news
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Life expectancy of women in Finland, Norway, Sweden and Japan
Life expectancy of married and well-educated women in Nordic countries is higher than the life expectancy of Japanese women who are far ahead in the international comparison. Related news
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Is there a guide to long life?
Life expectancy of the vanguards (high education level, married) has increased more than the life expectancy of the rest of the population (others). Related news
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When do migrants have children?
Migrants born in Turkey had their first children earlier and more frequently than women born to Turkish parents in Germany. Related press release
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Life expectancy and its rise in 396 German districts
The east-west divide in the life expectancy of German women is being replaced by a patchwork quilt.Related press release
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When new parents become unhappy, brothers and sisters become less likely
New parents’ drop in subjective well-being helps to explain why many remain with one child, even though they desire two. Related press release
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The birth of the third child doesn´t make parents happier
Whereas satisfaction levels among parents in Germany improve at the birth of the first and second child, they decline sharply with the birth of the third child. Related news
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Having children later makes parents happy
The satisfaction levels of parents depend on the point in time when they start a family. Related news
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Gender-specific differences in mortality
Mortality varies considerably between the sexes and between different countries. Related news
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Economic crisis lowers birth rates
On average, if the unemployment rate rises, age specific birth rates drop for 28 European countries in every age group. Young people are most strongly affected. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - continental Europe
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - Germany
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - nordic and baltic countries
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - eastern Europe
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - East Asia
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries. Related press release
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Cohort fertility forecast - english speaking countries
In many developed countries the trend of falling cohort birth rates reverses. This is the result of new projections performed by the MPIDR for 37 developed countries.Related press release
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Advanced maternal age not harmful for adult children
Adult children’s index of diagnosed conditions seems to rise steeply with maternal age. Adjusted for mother’s education and the age at which the child lost the mother, the curve becomes much flatter Related press release
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You are where you e-mail
By analyzing millions of emails from users of Yahoo! accounts the first consistent figure of those emigrating from the USA was made possible. Related press release
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1.6 Children per Woman
MPIDR scientists have succeeded in separating out the so-called “tempo effect” of aging mothers from the birth rates. They anticipate a reversal in the trend in German childbearing behavior. Related press release
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