population

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  • Negative population growth rate stalls 2022-04-26 17:26

    Negative population growth rate stalls

    TEHRAN –The downward trend of Iran’s population growth stopped for the first time in the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022), Hesamoddin Allameh, the secretariat of the National Council of the Elderly, has said.

  • Population growth rate estimated at 0.7% 2022-04-15 18:05

    Population growth rate estimated at 0.7%

    TEHRAN – Iran’s population increased by 569,963 in the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022), and the natural population growth rate was estimated at 0.7 percent, according to the National Organization for Civil Registration.

  • $690m budget proposed for population growth 2022-01-08 17:14

    $690m budget proposed for population growth

    TEHRAN – The budget bill for the next year (March 21, 2022), has proposed 190 trillion rials (nearly $690 million) for childbearing and population growth, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • Childbearing, population growth top priorities:  official 2021-12-26 17:27

    Childbearing, population growth top priorities: official

    TEHRAN – Population and childbearing are the main priorities of the country, deputy health minister Kamal Heydari, has said.

  • 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.

  • جمعیت 2021-03-16 15:16

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Plan on population growth, family support approved

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iranian Parliament) approved on Tuesday to implement a population growth and family support plan for 7 years to change the declining trend of childbearing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • industrial units 2019-07-13 21:11

    ‘Tehran industrial, population capacity saturated’

    TEHRAN – The metropolis of Tehran has reached a level of saturation in terms of irregular expansion and establishment of industrial units as well as increased population, Masoud Zandi, head of the national center for air quality and climate change affiliated with the Department of Environment, has said.

  • Iran-India-oil 2019-05-02 02:48

    By M.A. Saki

    With or without sanctions, Iran needs to say goodbye to oil money

    Except Norway, almost all oil producing countries have made themselves more or less reliant on oil money.