The stages of the life cycle, Ageing

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  • Memo Mortality has fallen since 1950, but for whom?

    Mortality has fallen since 1950, but for whom?

    Mortality fell considerably in the 20th century in western countries, but the decrease was neither regular nor continuous. Demographers are working to understand the main factors behind these decreases and their interruptions, notably by distinguishing between the “period” and “cohort” factors related to differences between successive generations.

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    China, a demographic giant with feet of clay

    China, the world’s largest country in terms of population, is now a predominant player on the international economic and geopolitical stage.

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    Corinne Bois and Marie-Noëlle Dufourg

    present the Health segment of the ELFE cohort study (Etude Longitudinale Française depuis l’Enfance)

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  • Games Imagining tomorrow’s population

    Imagining tomorrow’s population

    You can use the population simulator to see the future population trends of the whole world or of individual countries as forecast by the United Nations projections. You can also make your own simulations by adjusting fertility, life expectancy and the sex ratio at birth. Play with l’institut national d’études démographiques.

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