Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Friday, April 01, 2011

Russian population decline

The size of the workforce and the size of the dependent population are important determinants of the capacity of the state. The news from the latest Russian census is not good.

Russia: New Census Shows Population Decline
Russia’s population declined by nearly 3.4 million over the past decade, according to census figures released Monday, adding to fears that an aging and decreasing population will sap economic growth. A census carried out in October 2010 showed that the population had fallen to 142.9 million…

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