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Family Planning Essential Future Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

On the occasion of the World Population Day on family planning on 11 July the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) points out that the African countries located in Sub-Saharan Africa are facing a considerable demographic challenge. According to recent calculations by the United Nations Population Division the current population of one billion people will roughly have doubled by 2050 ... More

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11 Jul 2017

Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) 2017

At the 13th conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) in Athens (29 August - 1 September 2017), researchers of the BiB will present their latest research results. More: Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) 2017 …

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21 Jun 2017

Women are Increasingly Contributing to Household Income

In Germany, there has been a steady growth in women’s contributions to household incomes of couples in recent years. Whereas in 1998 paid work of women only accounted for about a quarter of the net income in couple households, the share increased to more than a third until 2013. > More

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17 May 2017

More and More Children Grow up with Single Parents

The number of minor children growing up with only one parent has significantly increased in recent years. Whilst in 1996 there were approx. 1.9 million, there are already 2.3 million minor children living in a single-parent family today. > More

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10 May 2017

Updated Facts and Figures

How will Germany's population size develop until 2060? How many immigrants are in Germany and from where do they come from? These and many other questions are addressed in our recently updated Facts and Figures section. More: Updated Facts and Figures …

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