population: france pro natal

notes on how france is dealing with a decreasing and aging population

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  • smaller families and later motherhood has resulted in population decline
  • 2003, 1.5 babies per woman, 2.1 are needed for a sustainible population
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encoraging more children by:

  • 3 year paid maternity leave
  • cheaper train fares for larger families
  • full time paid schooling for children over 3
  • subsidised child care for todlers
  • women with more children can retire earlier
  • awards for 'super mums'
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  • thousands have taken advantage of these incentives
  • population growth rate is starting to increase
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  • incentives are all economic based and this could cause economic problems in the future
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