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The bilateral corridor between the Russian Federation and Ukraine takes up spots four and five among the largest corridors in the world. About 3 million people born in the Russian Federation … Read more

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Proportion of women aged 15 to 49 years who make their own decisions regarding sexual and reproductive health and rights (including deciding on their own health care; deciding on the … Read more

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About 3 in 10 women remain permanently childless in Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Permanent childlessness has increased rapidly across East Asia.

Figure 1 – Highly developed countries with the highest levels of childlessness among women born in 1960 and 1972 and with the largest increases in the share of permanently childless women.

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76 years since the end of the Second World War, a large portion of the globe is still engulfed in some form of conflict. Countries in which there have been … Read more

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In 2015 there were about 417,000 individuals aged 100 and over worldwide more than four times as many as in 1990, according to United Nations estimates. This figure is expected … Read more

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Early school leaving has declined but remains high, especially in Southern Europe. Notes.1. “Below upper-secondary education” denotes a level no higher than Level 3C short of the International Standard Classification … Read more

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The health of American children is improving sharply, and the health gap between the rich and the poor among children and young adults is shrinking. Mortality rate per 1,000 children … Read more

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Danish and Norwegian men do the most chores, South Korean, Indian and Japanese men the leastAverage number of minutes per day that men and women spend on unpaid work, including … Read more

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The world is now more urban than rural, and that we are heading towards the 70% threshold by 2050. Nevertheless, deep differences in patterns of urban growth emerge across the … Read more