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Latest items for ISSA-DATA-2

Sept. 13, 2021, 2:24 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The most recent information from the PRC’s National Bureau of Statistics stated the boy-girl birth ratio was 111.9 to 100 in 2017, which was lower than the World Bank’s statistic of 115 to 100 for the same year" (69-70).
Sept. 8, 2021, 6:18 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"...Preference for male births coincide with demography as more boys than girls are born. The United Nations Population Division reported that male children in 2016 reached 20,159,730, while female children totaled 19,044,399..." (para 7).
Sept. 8, 2021, 6:17 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"...Overall, boys outnumber girls in Sweden. In 2017, the Statistics Sweden registered 59,000 live births of males and 56,000 live births of females in a population of 5,083,000 men and 5,038,000 women" (para 4).
July 16, 2021, 1:54 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The sex ratio at birth was 113 boys to 100 girls [in Hanoi in 2020]" (para 5). "The sex ratio at birth of 113.3 boys per 100 daughters [in the first 6 months of 2021 in Hanoi]. Pre-birth screening rate was 83.88%" (para 6). "The sex ratio of the population was 99.1 males per 100 females" (para 18).
June 25, 2021, 9:13 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"Thanks to years of a one-child policy that favored having boys but not girls, the country has a very large imbalance in male-female marrying-age ratios. The policy is now gone, but challenges that resulted from it remain." (Para 3) "'Following decades of the one-child policy, China is now faced with a shocking gender imbalance for every girl below the age of 18 in China, there are now three boys,' the article noted. The law was introduced in order to promote social harmony,' commented one of the Peoples Courts legislators. 'We need to ensure there are enough Chinese women available for marriage; otherwise there is a high probability of increased levels...more
June 25, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"But while its cumulative trajectory has improved slightly over the past decade, Montenegro also maintains one of the 10 highest imbalances in the world: around 108 newborn boys for every 100 girls in 2020" (Para 24). "A World Bank chart on cumulative sex ratios at birth shows a deceptively steady closing of the gap between male and female births in Montenegro through 2019. But a UN Population Fund (UNFPA) table based on official Montenegrin data showed a gap of nearly 110 boys to 100 girls in 2019, as bad as it's been for decades. The national statistical agency, Monstat, put the figure for 2020 at 108 boys for every 100...more
June 23, 2021, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"China is currently struggling with a gender imbalance problem: by the end of last year there were 32.66 million more males than females, according to the National Bureau of Statistics" (Para 26).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"Between 2002 and 2009, the number of live births increased gradually. The rate of live births oscillated between 9.3 in 2002 and 11.0 in 2009. The sex-related differences in this rate are related to the demographic pattern that there are more boys born than girls" (64).
April 26, 2021, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"Similarly, from 1961 to 2005, there has been the record of halving the average number of children per woman" (12).
March 16, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

“At the end of the Genocide [1994], there was an estimated seventy percent women constituting the population” (para 23).
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The gender percentage ratio in the total population in 2010 2014 has not changed and makes up to 53.9 per cent women among the total population" (7).
Oct. 22, 2020, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"Currently, Armenia has the third highest level of birth masculinity observed in the world with the Gegharkunik region in particular having the highest known rates as roughly 124 males are born per 100 females" (37).
Oct. 5, 2020, 10:52 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"As the country's sex ratio imbalance has made it difficult for many men to find wives, 'bride' trafficking from neighboring countries to China appears to have increased from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, North Korea, and Pakistan" (para 40).
July 19, 2020, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"The de facto survey population (those who stayed overnight in the surveyed households) is 46,814; 54% of these individuals are male and 46% are female, yielding a sex ratio (number of males per 100 females) of 85. One-third (34%) of the population is under age 15. Children under age 5 and adolescents age 10-19 account for 11% and 23% of the population, respectively. About 7% of the population is age 65 and above, a group considered as a dependent population" (13).
July 3, 2020, 4:25 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

"Forty-eight percent of household members are age 0-14 and 49% are age 15-64; only 3% of household members are age 65 and above" (13). "Figure 2.3 shows the de facto household population by 5-year age groups according to sex. The broad base of the pyramid indicates that Zambia's population is largely young. Almost half (48%) of the population is under age 15. This kind of distribution is characteristic of developing countries with high fertility and low life expectancy. Overall, the age composition of the de facto population has remained relatively constant since 1992" (13).
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Mozambique is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.03.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Uganda is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.02.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in the West Bank is 1.06. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.05. According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in the Gaza Strip is 1.06. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.05.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Laos is 1.04. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.02.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Bolivia is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.04.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Nigeria is 1.06. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.04.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Cyprus
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Cyprus is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.06.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in South Korea is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.06.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Belarus is 1.06. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.06.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Slovakia is 1.07. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.06.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Nicaragua is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.04.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Ethiopia is 1.03. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.01.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Bhutan is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.00.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Finland is 1.05. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.05.
July 2, 2020, 10:08 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: ISSA-DATA-2

According to the CIA World Factbook 2020 estimates, the male/female sex ratio at birth in Panama is 1.04. The estimated male/female sex ratio for childhood (0-14) is 1.04.