News on Population Trends

4 Octubre 2004
Preliminary results of the first total census in Timor-Leste since its independence in 2002 were released in the capital, Dili, earlier this month. Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri announced the much-awaited figures at a... Leer más
12 Agosto 2008
Some 700 thousand girls a year are estimated to be ‘missing’ in India as a result of illegal sex determination and consequent elimination. What is behind this drive to have boy children – which is expected to have... Leer más
9 Abril 2010
NEW YORK – The combination of extremely low birth rates, migration losses and moderate mortality is leading to both rapid population decline and ageing in many countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Because this... Leer más