Berto Jongman: Russia’s Demography

Cultural Intelligence, Earth Intelligence
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Critical 10 Years: Demographic Policies of the Russian Federation: Successes and Challenges

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), International Laboratory on Political Demography and Social Macro-Dynamics


The priority objectives of population policy in the next two decades should be to raise the birth rate to replacement level (about 2.1 children per woman), and to reduce mortality to levels congruent with Russia’s overall level of economic development, especially targeting the extremely high yet preventable mortality of working-age males.