20 Aug 2020

Sweden records highest death tally in 150 years in first half of 2020

In Sweden, 51,405 deaths were registered in the first half of 2020, representing the country’s highest death tally in 150 years. According to the country’s statistics office, there were just 6,500 fatalities during the same period in 2019. This death toll has not been witnessed by Sweden since a famine

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22 Jan 2019

Despite policy changes, China’s birth rate falls to lowest in 70 years

Although the one-child policy has been gone for several years and subsequent policies are working to encourage couples to have more children, China’s birthrate continues to drop, sparking bleak economic forecasts in subsequent decades for itself and other countries with similar numbers. Recently, one of the country’s advisory bodies argued

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