population

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  • 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.

  • China 2019-01-07 23:26

    China’s population to peak in 2029 at 1.44bn

    TEHRAN - The population of China, the world’s most populous country, will peak in 2029 at 1.44 billion before beginning a period of “unstoppable” decline, a government report has said.

  • Over 1 million children born within 9 months in Iran 2018-12-25 21:29

    Over 1 million children born within 9 months in Iran

    TEHRAN – Based on the data released by the National Organization for Civil Registration of the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 22), a total of 1,046,099 births were recorded in the country, while 276,787 died during the same period.

  • India 2018-12-10 22:06

    Pollution killed 1.24m in India in 2017

    TEHRAN - With fast-faced industrialization and burgeoning factories, the pollution level in India has assumed alarming proportions in recent years.

  • Older persons to form 20% of Iran’s population by 2050: expert 2018-09-30 22:02

    Older persons to form 20% of Iran’s population by 2050: expert

    TEHRAN — An Iranian demography expert has predicted that by the year 2050 older persons will make up 20 percent of the country’s population, ISNA reported on Sunday.