population growth

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • تولد 2021-02-12 16:46

    Birth rate in Iran declines by 5% in 6 months on year

    TEHRAN – The number of births registered in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020) shows a decrease of five percent compared to the same period last year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Encouraging large families entails deliberate, sensible policies 2019/05/31

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Encouraging large families entails deliberate, sensible policies

    TEHRAN — While governmental bodies are beset by major, growing worries regarding low birth rate in the country, it is important to formulate and adopt deliberate and sensible policies to address the issue.

  • Financial support for infertile couples on agenda: health official  2018-12-24 21:03

    Financial support for infertile couples on agenda: health official 

    TEHRAN — Providing financial aids for treatment of infertile couples is on the agenda of the Ministry of Health, deputy health minister Qasem Babajani has said.