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New Research Director at the BiBSebastian Klüsener to head the Research Area of Demographic Change and Ageing as of August 2018

He will be succeeding Dr. Evelyn Grünheid, who is retiring after 22 years at the Institute. Sebastian Klüsener previously worked as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock. more: Sebastian Klüsener to head the Research Area of Demographic Change and Ageing as of August 2018 …

Dr. Sebastian Klüsener (refer to: Sebastian Klüsener to head the Research Area of Demographic Change and Ageing as of August 2018)

Chart of the MonthGermany Ranges in the Middle Concerning Young Adult Immigration

Due to immigration from abroad, the age group of 30 to 35-year-olds has risen on the average by 700,000 people per year in recent decades, representing an increase in this age group of 10% compared to the population born in Germany. more: Germany Ranges in the Middle Concerning Young Adult Immigration …

The Figures show the share of 30- to 35-year olds in the total population and the estimated share of immigrants. (refer to: Germany Ranges in the Middle Concerning Young Adult Immigration)

Chart of the MonthFertility Treatments Are Associated with Intense Stress

Since they are unable to conceive naturally, more and more couples in Germany are taking advantage of the services of fertility centres. In 2011, approximately 50,000 women decided to undergo artificial insemination. By 2016, the number had already increased to 63,000. more: Fertility Treatments Are Associated with Intense Stress …

The Figures show the imaginability of alternatives to fertility treatment. (refer to: Fertility Treatments Are Associated with Intense Stress)

Chart of the MonthAverage Household Size Continues to Shrink

Based on calculations with Microcensus data, the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) has pointed out that currently 2.01 people share a common household in Germany – in 1991 the average number was still 2.27. more: Average Household Size Continues to Shrink …

Bar Chart of Average Household Size by Federal States (Länder) (refer to: Average Household Size Continues to Shrink)

BiB Daten- und Methodenbericht 2/2018Family in Pictures (FiB 2015) The Study’s Methodology Report

For the BiB study "Family in Pictures" the Methodology Report has been published. It describes the method for capturing cultural conceptions of family that has been developed within the project itself. more: Family in Pictures (FiB 2015) The Study’s Methodology Report …

Cover „Daten- und Methodenbericht 2/2018“ (refer to: Family in Pictures (FiB 2015) The Study’s Methodology Report)

Chart of the MonthOne in Nine Aged between 65 and 74 is Gainfully Employed

In Germany, more and more people are working beyond the usual retirement age limit. In 2002, 4.2 percent of the people aged between 65 and 74 years were gainfully employed. In the following years, this share only increased moderately and has been accelerating since 2010. Today, the employment rate of this age group is 11.4 percent. more: One in Nine Aged between 65 and 74 is Gainfully Employed …

Line Chart of Employment rate of the 65 to 74 year-olds (refer to: One in Nine Aged between 65 and 74 is Gainfully Employed)

RelaunchBiB Website Gets a Fresh Look

The focus of the relaunch is on a more modern design and an optimised navigation. The English version will still be extended and extensively revised in the next weeks. more: BiB Website Gets a Fresh Look …

Pinsel und Malerpalette mit bunten Farben (refer to: BiB Website Gets a Fresh Look)

Chart of the MonthLarge Families Have Become Rare

Over the past few decades, the proportion of women with three children or more has dropped continuously. This is the result of an investigation carried out by the BiB, in which the final numbers of children of women upon completion of their reproductive period were compared. more: Large Families Have Become Rare …

The bar chart illustrates the Women according to the number of children. (refer to: Large Families Have Become Rare)

Chart of the MonthHow Tiger and Dragon Influence Reproductive Behaviour

In some parts of Asia, Chinese astrology with its twelve signs of the zodiac has a strong impact on the reproductive behaviour. Indicators of this are noticeable fluctuations in the annual numbers of live births. more: How Tiger and Dragon Influence Reproductive Behaviour …

The picture shows a bar chart which illustrates the deviation of birth rates in Taiwan compared to the 12-year average. (refer to: How Tiger and Dragon Influence Reproductive Behaviour)

New Book on Population Development in Korea and Germany

Is the demographic experience in Germany after reunification suitable to serve as a model for the situation in Korea in the event of reunification? This question is the central issue of the book.
more: New Book on Population Development in Korea and Germany …

Cover "Demographics of Korea and Germany" (refer to: New Book on Population Development in Korea and Germany)

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