Tag: Demography

Resident population grew less in 2020 and became more aged
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Resident population grew less in 2020 and became more aged

The population residing in Portugal grew less last year than in 2019 and grew older, while the average number of children decreased, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (INE). Figures released today by INE indicate an increase of 2,343 people (0.02 percent) in the resident population in 2020, which totaled 10,298,252 people, 5,439,503 women and 4,858,749 men. The difference between deaths and births increased last year, with a negative natural balance of 38,931. The migratory balance of 41,274 people, positive for the fourth consecutive year, explains the "lslight increase in population", says the INE. The number of children per woman of childbearing age dropped two-tenths in 2020 to 1.40, a reflection of the "reduc...
Ana Iris Simón’s advice to Sánchez to prevent the disappearance of the towns: "Bet on families"
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Ana Iris Simón’s advice to Sánchez to prevent the disappearance of the towns: "Bet on families"

The president of the Government, Pedro Sanchez, presented this weekend the initiative 'Peoples with a future', a project that contains 130 measures to economically and socially activate rural areas that are part of the Spain 2050 Plan. In the act, the writer participated Ana Iris Simon, the author of Feria, where she recounts her childhood in her town of La Mancha, which has become one of the literary phenomena of the moment. "With 28 years I have lived three EREs and my temporary contract ends two days after the scheduled date of my first delivery. I don't have a car or a mortgage, because I can't. So if you really want to face the demographic challenge bet on families", sente...
Castilla y León warns the Government about the wolf: "We will see each other in court if this infamy takes place"
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Castilla y León warns the Government about the wolf: "We will see each other in court if this infamy takes place"

The Minister of Development and Environment of the Junta de Castilla y León, Juan Carlos Suárez-Quiñones, has assured this Wednesday in León that "the wolf is in a messy sprawl and has colonized territories in the south of the peninsula ".Therefore, in the framework of the round table Livestock and the wolf organized by the Academy of Veterinary Sciences of Castilla y León, has confessed not understanding that the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge wants prevent a hunting management of the species that, "aside from being necessary for livestock, is key to fighting forest fires.""They turn a deaf ear and stray from the path of good sense Like the field is a them...
China’s population reaches 1,411 million after growing 5.38% in 10 years
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China’s population reaches 1,411 million after growing 5.38% in 10 years

China's population grew by 5.38% in the last ten years to reach 1,411 million inhabitants, according to the 2020 census, the first since 2010, the results of which were announced on Tuesday by the National Statistical Office of the Asian giant.(More information soon) . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Pfizer Vaccine Makers Set End of Pandemic Date
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Pfizer Vaccine Makers Set End of Pandemic Date

The founders of the German laboratory BioNTech, responsible for one of the main vaccines against covid-19, believe that the pandemic may last until mid-2022, when they expect all regions to have achieved a high level of vaccinations and herd immunity."By mid-2022, even densely populated regions like India they will have achieved a high vaccination rate and herd immunity, "said Ugur Sahin, the head of the firm, in an event organized by the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.According to Sahin, the next 12 months will see a growing number of countries, both developed and developing, they get that kind of collective protection thanks to vaccines."We have to ensure really high vaccination rates arou...
Orthodox Jewish fanaticism
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Orthodox Jewish fanaticism

In the Israel that we admire for its development and modernity, an important sector of the population coexists - about 12 percent - who clings to their traditions with a fanaticism that does not differ one iota than existed in the most remote biblical times. They live in separate communities from the rest of the population, wear their traditional clothes, and sometimes become aggressive when strangers approach their neighborhoods. They reject tourists and their cameras, It does not reach them, because they avoid them frontally, none of the changes that fashions and new technologies they are making the rest of international society evolve. For visitors to a city, such as Jerusalem...