Iran population growth rate

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  • Population growth drops to less than 1% for first time 2020-05-20 17:56

    Population growth drops to less than 1% for first time

    TEHRAN – The country's population growth rate has decreased to less than one percent for the first time over the past four decades, Seyed Hamed Barakati, deputy health minister for family and school population has said.

  • International Day of Families 2020-05-18 22:21

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    International Day of Families: population growth needs family-friendly policies

    TEHRAN – Population, development and their consequences are strategic issues that require short-term and long-term policies and planning to be addressed. Due to the declining trend of population growth in Iran, it is better to focus on family-friendly policies.

  • Low birth rate unprecedented over past three decades 2019-08-07 18:34

    Low birth rate unprecedented over past three decades

    TEHRAN – Iran’s birth rate has been declining since last year up to now, which was unprecedented over the past three decades, head of committee on population studies affiliated to the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution has stated.

  • Special committee aims to prevent negative population growth 2019-08-02 22:03

    Special committee aims to prevent negative population growth

    TEHRAN – In a letter to the heads of medical science universities and colleges across the country, Health Minister Saeed Namaki ordered the formation of a special committee aimed to prevent the country's population from declining, ISNA reported Tuesday.

  • Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend? 2019-05-19 19:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend?

    TEHRAN – Many demographers believe that Iran’s population has started to decline more sharply, one point to consider, however, is that Iran’s population growth rate is similar to today’s world average but substantially lower than its peak a few decades earlier.