PRB Topic Feed: Population Dynamics/Topics/PopulationDynamics.aspxChina Abandons One-Child PolicyChina has abandoned its one-child policy, according to news reports. So what would be the demographic implications of this two-child policy? 10/29/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/china-ends-onechild-policy.aspxc4196dfc-e7ea-4fa8-ab62-54074bb5ec96How Much Better Can It Get?The U.S. Census Bureau's middle series projects life expectancies of 87 years for females and 81 years for men in 2050. Some analysts believe that life expectancy in the United States and other rich nations is approaching a biological limit. 12/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/HowMuchBetterCanItGet.aspxc41ddffb-9d70-427f-a8cf-09d160fb0842Around the Globe, Women Outlive MenA color-coded world map makes clear that the gender gap in life expectancy is nearly universal.09/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/AroundtheGlobeWomenOutliveMen.aspxbbd9ada9-4bfc-40fb-9e0e-98dc919ca76aBrazil's Fertility Falls Below Two-Child AverageRecent population estimates from Brazil's national statistical office (IBGE) peg the national fertility rate at just 1.9 lifetime children per woman in 2007, lower than previous rates estimated by the UN, the U.S. Census Bureau, PRB, and other international organizations that estimate population measures.02/17/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/braziltfrdecline.aspxb6aeffa8-f692-479b-80c9-9642f0aa9defReport Finds Serious Disparities Among Children in North AmericaA new report from the Children in North America project finds that, while the continent's children have grown healthier and better educated over the last several decades, Mexico lags both Canada and the United States in providing education and health care to its children.05/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/ReportFindsSeriousDisparitiesAmongChildreninNorthAmerica.aspxaedd120c-9bbd-4008-acb7-0d71a1422badIn the News: Results Trickle Out From the Nigerian CensusNigeria's population reached 140 million, according to provisional results of the Nigerian population census released in December 2006. Demographers say the 2006 census figure seems plausible.01/17/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/ResultsFromNigerianCensus.aspxfd6051c6-e6b9-4f8e-8f79-18e2c226d772Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in EthiopiaEthiopia, with a current population of about 100 million, has achieved gains in several major health indicators that place it in a favorable position to benefit from a demographic dividend in the future.08/01/2017/Publications/Articles/2017/Harnessing-the-Demographic-Dividend-in-Ethiopia.aspxfcd850b8-b367-4800-9de3-22e216951c61U.S. Homeless Veteran Population Decreases Since 2009, but Female Homeless Veterans More Than DoubledThe number of homeless veterans in the United States has declined by 11 percent since 2009, from 75,600 in 2009 to 67,500 in 2011. However, the total homeless population only decreased by 1 percent during the same period, from 643,000 to 636,000, according to the January 2012 report on the state of homelessness from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.05/23/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/us-homeless-veterans.aspxfc9e1a82-b3af-4572-95ed-1bf322b12d27Recent Surveys Fill in Gaps in Our Knowledge of FertilityDHS and MICS surveys continue to fills large gaps in our knowledge of what is happening in those developing countries where systems for annual registration of births are simply not available.12/03/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/dhs-mics-results-2014.aspxfb96fd04-f703-4b4a-8c51-15f9944394e9Fertility Down, but Population Decline Still Not in SightA significant group of less developed countries has achieved "intermediate-fertility" levels. The UN population projections will continue to be closely monitored and adjusted. 05/02/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/FertilityDownbutPopulationDeclineStillNotinSight.aspxfa170da5-1749-4f4b-9b6e-2068bb14137e