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Chart of the Month - December 2016

More and More Elderly People Live in Cohabiting Relationships

Most recently, the percentage of older people who live continuously together with a partner in a common household has strongly increased. Whereas in 1996 only about half of the people aged between 70 and 79 years lived in cohabiting relationships, meanwhile already 2 thirds of them are doing so. > More

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02 Dec 2016

BiB Data and Technical Report 4/2016 on the PinK-Study

The paper describes the follow-up survey of the PinK study ‘Paare in Kinderwunschbehandlung’ (couples undergoing fertility treatment). This interdisciplinary study aims at a broader and better understanding of the situation of couples with an unfulfilled desire to have a child. More: BiB Data and Technical Report 4/2016 on the PinK-Study …

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08 Nov 2016

Survey "Job Mobilities and Family Lives in Europe": Data Set and Data Report Published

A scientific use file of the longitudinal data of the second wave of the study ”Job Mobilities and Family Lives in Europe – Modern Mobile Living and its Relation to Quality of Life“ (JobMob) is now available. The study, which is coordinated by the BiB, looks at the causes and consequences of job-related spatial mobility in four European countries. More: Survey "Job Mobilities and Family Lives in Europe": Data Set and Data Report Published …

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27 Oct 2016

Pension Duration Has Increased by Over 40% in the Last Four Decades

Employees retiring today can expect to receive 19.9 years of old-age pension payments. In comparison, retirees in 1970 received payments for 13.9 years on average. This means that the duration of pension payments has increased by over 40% in the last four decades. These figures were calculated by the Federal Institute for Population (BiB) based on data from the German Statutory Pension Insurance Scheme and life expectancy projections. > More

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11 Oct 2016

What Influences Life Expectancy and How Healthy Are We? New Insights Published in The Lancet

Since 1990 the Global Burden of Disease Study (GDB) provides data on worldwide trends of health and causes of death. The current results were presented to the public on 7 October 2016 in a live-stream. Three researchers of the BiB were involved in this study. More: What Influences Life Expectancy and How Healthy Are We? New Insights Published in The Lancet …

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