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New Article in “European Societies”What Does “Family” Actually Mean?

Family research agrees that the differences in family forms and fertility rates in Europe also have to do with culturally different conceptions, but little is known about what the cultural conceptions of the family in Germany actually look like. more: What Does “Family” Actually Mean? …

Kind zeichnet Familie (refer to: What Does “Family” Actually Mean?)

Chart of the Month11 Million Commuters Take Longer than 30 Minutes to Get to Work

Gainfully employed people in Germany decide increasingly in favour of commuting to work, even though they have to travel long distances. more: 11 Million Commuters Take Longer than 30 Minutes to Get to Work …

The Figure shows a line chart of percentage of employed persons with a one-way commuting distance of at least 30 minutes. (refer to: 11 Million Commuters Take Longer than 30 Minutes to Get to Work)

Chart of the MonthBooming Cities in Eastern Germany

Among all 401 German counties, the city of Leipzig has shown the highest population growth rate (in %) in recent years. more: Booming Cities in Eastern Germany …

The Table shows the population growth in German countries (2011-2016) (refer to: Booming Cities in Eastern Germany)

New Article in “European Journal of Population”28 Years after Reunification: East-West Differences in Mortality Still Exist among Men

A new article in the European Journal of Population shows that there are still regional mortality differences in Germany disadvantaging the eastern and northern ‘Länder’.
more: 28 Years after Reunification: East-West Differences in Mortality Still Exist among Men …

Health (refer to: 28 Years after Reunification: East-West Differences in Mortality Still Exist among Men)

Chart of the MonthMany Women Move Workplace Closer to Their Home after First Childbirth

A study recently published by the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) in Wiesbaden shows how strongly commuting distances are influenced by the family environment. Accordingly, childless women and men cover approximately the same distance for their jobs. more: Many Women Move Workplace Closer to Their Home after First Childbirth …

The Figures show the average commuting distance before and after first birth. (refer to: Many Women Move Workplace Closer to Their Home after First Childbirth)

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)

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