Vassiliki and Kostis got married in 2008, but it was only about a year ago that they had their first child.
Interview with Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.
To arrest historic population decline Hungary is paying couples generously to have children and build homes. But is the ruling Fidetz party feathering its own nest while cutting out the poor and immig
We spoke to Katalin Novák, the Hungarian State Secretary for the Family.
We have a talk with political analyst and the Director of the Political Capital Institute Peter Kreko
A comprehensive report on life in the EU has shed light on what the average European looks like today. People in the EU, which Brussels calls a
An aging population is a problem Europe has been grappling with for some time. In this edition of Real Economy, hosted by Maithreyi Seetharaman
Confucius told his disciple Tsze-kung three things are needed for government: weapons, food and trust. If a ruler can’t have all three, said the
Cuba has been celebrating the birthday of a woman said to be the oldest not just on the island but possibly in the world. Candelaria Rodriguez, or
Europe’s workforce is ageing rapidly. By 2060 around 40 per cent of the EU’s population will be 55 or over. Faced with such a ticking demographic
Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast. Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a
Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child. Since 1982 China has imposed a one child
A new United Nations report counting the world’s population at now seven billion is serious grounds for brainstorming, the organisation says. More
China’s population has grown to 1.34 billion according to results from the country’s first census in a decade. The head count has also revealed the
Counting heads in India – arguably one of the biggest mathematical sums in the world and an exercise that will last a year. It is the country’s
With a population composed of more and more old people and with fewer children being born, demographic pressures are calling into question Europe’s
Europe, the US and Japan move over… The centre of gravity in world production and population is in for a major shift in the next decade and a half
There are fears the global economic crisis could halt the rising birth rate in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has already