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The birth rate is influenced by such fears of people, such as a mortgage or loans, level of aggression and pandemic coronavirus. This was stated by the doctor of medical Sciences, Professor, academician of the Russian Academy of natural Sciences (RANS), a demographer Igor Gundarov in an interview with “Free Press.”
“We live like in a zoo, under the hood, and it’s not just decreases, it generally breaks fertility. Mortgages, loans, aggression, coronavirus — some of those fears cost us the fertility decline by 40 percent,” he listed Gundarov.
He stressed that due to the reduction of fertility are dying out entire peoples. To stop this process, according to the demographer, it is necessary that every woman in the world accounted for an average of 2.2 children, whereas now the figure is 1.5.
Informed expert in statistics and modeling, Center for economic research Aghasi Tavadyan said that in Russia in connection with the increase of deaths due to the coronavirus not expected demographic crisis. “Annual population decline in Russia is about one percent, at the same level digitcase and fertility. Death caused by the coronavirus will not affect the situation,” he said, Recalling that in 2010 the Central part of Russia due to the heat was a greater increase in deaths — about 50 thousand.
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