Population Decline

Are immigrants a boon for fertility rates?
Marcus Roberts | May 13 2016 | comment  
The Economist suggests "no".

Cuba’s population woes
Marcus Roberts | May 4 2016 | comment  
Another country that is ageing and about to embark on demographic decline.

Bulgaria: off the edge of the precipice
Marcus Roberts | Apr 20 2016 | comment  
An update from South-Eastern Europe

Japanese population decline - it’s official!
Marcus Roberts | Mar 11 2016 | comment  
A drop of 0.7% since 2010.

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent
Marcus Roberts | Feb 26 2016 | comment  
And the prognosis is not good.

China’s workforce contracts further
Marcus Roberts | Jan 27 2016 | comment  
Another worrying sign for the Chinese economy

The coming great shrinkage
Dermot Grenham | Jan 12 2016 | comment  
A report from the IMF suggests that population decline could come sooner than we think.

Spain’s population reaches tipping point
Marcus Roberts | Dec 11 2015 | comment  
More Spaniards are dying than are being born

Cuba: another country facing demographic collapse
Marcus Roberts | Nov 4 2015 | comment  
Thanks to a poor economy, emigration, education and abortion.

The one child policy is dead!
Marcus Roberts | Oct 30 2015 | comment  
May the two child policy be short-lived.

Germany and Japan: on different immigration paths
Marcus Roberts | Oct 28 2015 | comment  
But which will be more successful in the long term?

Christianity and sex
Marcus Roberts | Oct 16 2015 | comment  
Prophetic words from historian Christopher Dawson

Can Japan change its demographic future?
Marcus Roberts | Oct 12 2015 | comment  
The Abe government is certainly trying to.

Denmark: Do it for Mum!
Marcus Roberts | Oct 1 2015 | comment  
Another attempt to get Danes to travel more and thus, conceive more...

Abandoned villages for sale!
Marcus Roberts | Aug 12 2015 | comment  
In Galicia, Spain! All the peace and quiet you would ever need!

The demographic tragedy in Greece
Marcus Roberts | Jul 7 2015 | comment  
Greeks have been fleeing economic hardship in their homeland for the last few years.

Germany about to tip over the edge…
Marcus Roberts | May 8 2015 | comment  
...and into population decline.

Japanese population: welcome back to the year 2000!
Marcus Roberts | May 6 2015 | comment  
The shrinking of Japan continues with no end in sight...

Global population decline in 100 years
Marcus Roberts | Feb 24 2015 | comment  
George Friedman considers what this might mean for the world. Marcus Roberts muses thereon.

Japanese Village of the Dolls
Marcus Roberts | Jan 16 2015 | comment  
Dolls are perfect for filling up a town which has no people.

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