Posts Tagged ‘Birthrate’

Childless couples set to be the norm in New Zealand Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Almost a quarter of a million more couples are projected to be living without children by 2038, Statistics New Zealand says. Couple-without-children families account for more than half the projected growth of all families, increasing from 513,000 in 2013 to 757,000 in 2038 (up 244,000). While this figure includes “empty nesters”, there is also an Read more

Italian parish offers baby bonus as incentive for families Comments 0

Friday, August 14th, 2015

An Italian parish is offering a baby bonus payment of NZ$3400 to local parents for their third child onwards. The initiative in the parish in Staggia Senese in Tuscany is aimed at helping local people have larger families. But the offer comes with strings attached. To qualify for the baby bonus, couples must already have at least Read more