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Parliamentary Elections in 2017: One in Two Eligible Voters is Older than 52 Years

In the forthcoming German parliamentary elections the eligible voters will be older as ever before. According to calculations of the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) in Wiesbaden, the median age of the electorate living in Germany has, for the first time, gone beyond the age of 52 years ... More

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25 Sep 2017

Available Housing Has an Impact on Birth Rates

There are considerable regional differences on the district level regarding the final number of children per woman in Germany. This is the result of a new study of the BiB. > More

Dr. Nikola Sander, Forschungsdirektorin „Migration und Mobilität“ am Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung seit 1. September 2017

01 Sep 2017

Nikola Sander Has Been Appointed as New Research Director at the BiB

On September 1, 2017, Dr. Nikola Sander took over the coordination of the Institute’s research activities in the area of migration and mobility. The BiB is pleased to welcome Nikola, who is an experienced migration and population researcher, as a new member of the board of directors. More: Nikola Sander Has Been Appointed as New Research Director at the BiB …

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28 Aug 2017

Parenthood Pushes Women into Unpaid Work

In Germany, couples without children are mostly living in an equal relationship. However, childbirth still reinforces the traditional gender roles of men and women. > 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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