Our focus with this project is on migrants coming from Eastern and Southern European countries. We focus on migrants from these countries is because, on average, women in those countries would like to have two children but they tend to have just over one child. … Mer What influences migrant fertility in Sweden?
Author: Gunnar Andersson There seems to be some curiosity outside Sweden over the statistics on single households in this country. Comparable statistics tend to suggest that Sweden is a country of lone wolves, with a lot of people living as singles in households of their own. The theme has also been on display in film, … Mer Why are there so many single households in Sweden?
Author: Signe Svallfors, PhD student in Demography at Stockholm University and active in RFSU (the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, IPPF Sweden) No-one can have missed the massive wave of societal debate on sexual violence and harrassment against women that awakened in October 2017 through Metoo. The campaign has gained such global impact that debaters … Mer Why Sweden was ready for Metoo
Av: Signe Svallfors, doktorand i sociologisk demografi vid Stockholms universitet och aktiv i RFSU Stockholm Ingen kan ha missat den flodvåg till samhällsdebatt om sexuella övergrepp och trakasserier som vaknade i oktober 2017 genom Metoo. Kampanjen har fått sådant genomslag globalt att debattörer börjat tala om en feministisk revolution. I Sverige har uppslutningen kring Metoo … Mer Därför var Sverige redo för Metoo
Author: Alexander Miething Young adults with non-Swedish background suffer more often from worse mental health than their peers without immigrant background. In particular, young adults with Iranian parents experience depressive symptoms more often. This can be explained by a combination of high ambitions and lacking certain occupational contacts. These are the results of a new … Mer High ambitions but lacking contacts can be a health risk
By: Kieron Barclay & Martin Kolk When is the best time to have another baby? This is a question that might intrigue parents planning to have more kids. But does it really matter for long-term outcomes in Sweden? In our new study, we find – in contrast to previous research – that birth spacing actually … Mer The spacing between siblings doesn’t matter