Population Decline in Russia
History <ul><li>In 1992, deaths exceeded births </li></ul><ul><li>Largest peacetime death rate in Russia’s history </li></ul>
Causes of Decline <ul><li>Population decline is at a critical level due to the following factors: </li></ul><ul><li>Aborti...
Abortion Statistics <ul><li>225 abortions for every 100 births </li></ul><ul><li>Free at most clinics </li></ul><ul><li>Of...
Fertility Rates <ul><li>In 1920 the average woman was expected to have 7.5 children, now that number has fallen to 1.4 </l...
Alcohol Consumption <ul><li>According to WHO (World Health Organization), 8 liters per year of alcohol is the limit before...
Solutions <ul><li>Perform abortions in cleaner facilities to leave women able to have children later </li></ul><ul><li>Alc...
The <ul><li>End </li></ul>
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Population Decline in Russia

  1. 1. Population Decline in Russia
  2. 2. History <ul><li>In 1992, deaths exceeded births </li></ul><ul><li>Largest peacetime death rate in Russia’s history </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes of Decline <ul><li>Population decline is at a critical level due to the following factors: </li></ul><ul><li>Abortions </li></ul><ul><li>Decreasing Fertility </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty – Life Expectancy </li></ul><ul><li>World Wars I & II </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol Consumption </li></ul>
  4. 4. Abortion Statistics <ul><li>225 abortions for every 100 births </li></ul><ul><li>Free at most clinics </li></ul><ul><li>Often performed without proper hygiene or anesthesia </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently leaves women unable to have children in the future </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fertility Rates <ul><li>In 1920 the average woman was expected to have 7.5 children, now that number has fallen to 1.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Same trend as Western countries </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alcohol Consumption <ul><li>According to WHO (World Health Organization), 8 liters per year of alcohol is the limit before serious health problems occur </li></ul><ul><li>The average Russian consumes 14-15 liters per year </li></ul>
  7. 7. Solutions <ul><li>Perform abortions in cleaner facilities to leave women able to have children later </li></ul><ul><li>Alcoholism rehabilitation clinics to help alcoholics (eg. No to Alcohol and Narcotics [NAN]) </li></ul><ul><li>Create middle class </li></ul>
  8. 8. The <ul><li>End </li></ul>

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