Iran population growth rate

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  • Overcoming aging crisis with family support incentives 2021-11-17 17:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Overcoming aging crisis with family support incentives

    TEHRAN – The decline in the marriage rate, followed by a dramatic decrease in childbearing, has sounded the alarm of the aging population, an issue that has forced government officials to enact legislation to support the population growth and the youth.

  • Govt. seriously supports childbearing policy: VP 2021-10-30 17:15

    Govt. seriously supports childbearing policy: VP

    TEHRAN – The government is making serious efforts to support population growth policies and childbearing, First Vice-President Mohammad Mokhber said on Saturday.

  • Iran’s demographic indicators alarming 2021-10-25 17:40

    Demographic indicators at ‘alarming’ levels

    TEHRAN – Iran's demographic indicators demonstrate alarming records, as the population growth rate is about 0.6 percent, and it is predicted to reach zero in the next 10-15 years, and then record a negative growth rate, Saleh Ghasemi, a demographic researcher, has said.

  • Iran's population on upward trend till 2040, UN predicts 2021-08-06 18:08

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran's population on upward trend till 2040, UN predicts

    TEHRAN – Iran's population will be on an upward trend until 2040, then it begins to experience a downward trend based on three scenarios by the UN World Population Prospects report revised in 2017.

  • population 2021-05-19 17:24

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Middle-aged Iran: zero population growth in 20 years

    TEHRAN – Iran, which is now called “middle-aged” with about 70 percent of the active population, is sounding the alarm about the declining trend of population growth and the upward trend of aging.

  • Civil registration in Iran turns 102 2020-12-23 16:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Civil registration in Iran turns 102

    TEHRAN – The National Organization for Civil Registration in Iran began its activities on December 25, 1918, issuing the first Iranian identity card for a girl named “Fatemeh Irani” in Tehran.

  • Marriage threefold of divorce in Iran 2020-12-21 17:52

    Marriage threefold of divorce in Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 307,349 marriages and 99,679 divorces have been registered in the country during the first seven months of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 21-October 21), according to the statistics of the National Organization for Civil Registration.

  • Iran's demographic issue: fertility reaches lowest rate in 8 years 2020-11-11 17:31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran's demographic issue: fertility reaches lowest rate in 8 years

    TEHRAN – The fertility rate in Iran has been declining over the past eight years, the lowest of which was related to the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2019- March 2020) with the birth rate of 1.2, according to the data recently published by the Statistics Center.

  • Majlis draws up plan to encourage childbearing 2020-11-04 17:51

    Majlis draws up plan to encourage childbearing

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iranian parliament) has developed a support plan to encourage families to increase childbearing.

  • Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus 2020/10/04

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus

    TEHRAN – According to official statistics, Iran will be the oldest country in the world by the next 30 years. This will bring up many individual and social consequences both in national and international arenas even bigger than the coronavirus crisis.

  • Let's care more for our elderly during coronavirus 2020-09-29 18:03

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's care more for our elderly during coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Many people around the world, particularly the elderly, are suffering from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Iranian youths take a selfie on the Tabi'at (Nature) bridge overlooking Tehran 2020-08-12 19:14

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Youth Day: can Iran meet growing youth population’s needs?

    TEHRAN – While Iran faced a population growth rate of less than one percent for the first time, raising concerns of losing the demographic window of opportunity and insisting on implementation of population growth policies, the question arises that whether the country is capable to meet the needs of its young population growth?

  • Fertility rate in Iran drops by 70% in 30 years: AEI 2020-07-16 00:39

    Fertility rate in Iran drops by 70% in 30 years: AEI

    TEHRAN – The fertility rate in Iran has dropped by 70 percent over the past 30 years, which has been the highest decline in human history, Nicholas Eberstadt, the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) wrote in an article.

  • 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.