Too many men, not enough women: a skewed marriage market

By 2050 in China and India the number of single men is expected to exceed the number of single women by over 50%.

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The world population

Animation about the population growth today, the world population history, the early demographic equilibrium, the demographic transition and the future world population


Masculinization of births in Eastern Europe

Sex-selective abortion is not specific to Asia. Christophe Guilmoto and Géraldine Duthé explain why European countries in the Western Balkans and Southern Caucasus are affected too. Although the problem was described for the first time more than ten years ago, it is only now that the authorities in these countries and in Europe are starting to show concern.

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