Friday, October 04, 2013

Chart Showing Russia's Demographic Revival

Russia's demographic revival continues as the birth rate rose another 1% in the first 7 months of 2013, after rising nearly 6% in 2012. Meanwhile, fewer Russians die. Still, the situation has still not improved to 1980s levels, and once, in a few years, the relatively tiny generation of the 1990s replaces the larger one from the 1980s in the prime child bearing category, it will be difficult to avoid a setback.


Blogger flute said...

And this causes a big problem for Russia's ambitions to be a military super power - where are they going to find the soldiers?

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