Childlessness in Europe: Contexts, Causes, and Consequences by Michaela Kreyenfeld, Dirk Konietzka

By Michaela Kreyenfeld, Dirk Konietzka

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This open entry e-book presents an outline of childlessness all through Europe. It bargains a suite of papers written through prime demographers and sociologists that research contexts, reasons, and results of childlessness in nations through the region.The ebook good points information from in every single place Europe. It particularly highlights styles of childlessness in Germany, France, the uk, Finland, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland. an extra bankruptcy on childlessness within the usa places the eu event in standpoint. The e-book deals readers such insights because the determinants of lifelong childlessness, even if governments can and may counteract expanding childlessness, how the phenomenon differs throughout social strata and the function financial uncertainties play. furthermore, the booklet additionally examines existence path dynamics and biographical styles, assisted copy in addition to the implications of childlessness. Childlessness has been expanding swiftly in such a lot ecu international locations in contemporary many years. This ebook bargains readers specialist research into this factor from major specialists within the box of family members habit. From factors to results, it explores the numerous features of childlessness all through Europe to offer a accomplished portrait of this crucial demographic and sociological pattern.

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Among the cohorts born in the early twentieth century, the childlessness rates were high (typically more than 20 %) in all of the countries for which data are available except Slovakia. 1 Germany 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Fig. 7 European countries with the highest and the lowest childlessness levels among women born in 1940 and 1968 (Notes and sources: Ranking based on European countries with populations over one million for which data were available for a given year; for the data sources, the countries, and the cohorts included, see also Figs.

1995 Up to 1 Jan. 2000 Up to 1 Jan. 2005 Up to 1 Jan. 2012 October 2004 12 Jan. 1989 1 Mar. 2011 Reference period up to 31 Dec. 2013 17 Jan. 1979 HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) CBS (2015) Statistics Moldova (2006) Rowland (2007, T. 15 %) added 44 T. Sobotka C 2001 & VS for 2001–2013 C 1971 C 1971 C 2002 & VS for 2002–2013 1915–1929 1930–1972 1901–195 to 1916–1920 1921–1927 1928–1972 31 Dec. 2013 C 1991 1900–1914 Slovak Republic Slovenia 1 Mar. 2001 C 1961 1924–1936 1937–1970 31 Mar.

1989 1 Mar. 2011 Reference period up to 31 Dec. 2013 17 Jan. 1979 HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) HFD (2015b) CBS (2015) Statistics Moldova (2006) Rowland (2007, T. 15 %) added 44 T. Sobotka C 2001 & VS for 2001–2013 C 1971 C 1971 C 2002 & VS for 2002–2013 1915–1929 1930–1972 1901–195 to 1916–1920 1921–1927 1928–1972 31 Dec. 2013 C 1991 1900–1914 Slovak Republic Slovenia 1 Mar. 2001 C 1961 1924–1936 1937–1970 31 Mar. 1971 31 Mar. 1971 31 Mar. 2002 31 Dec. 2013 3 Mar.

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