In the European context, demographic change results from changing birth, mortality and migration rates. It is influenced both by sociocultural developments, such as the individualisation of family structures, and by specific economic developments, such as labour migration by young people which is leading to local depopulation in many parts of Europe. Many of the effects of demographic change only become visible after a long period of time and are therefore not easy to pinpoint. That is why it is important to raise stakeholders' awareness and monitor the consequences of demographic developments.
98 project partners
62 regions involved
105 regional policies addressed
307 good practices identified
Projects tackling demographic change
9 projects, analysed by the team of capitalisation experts, offer their know-how and collected good practice in the field of Demographic Change. Click on each logo to get more information about the project's work.
Results of the thematic analysis are available in several formats.
"As the population ages, the contribution of people over 50 to economies and communities has to be reassessed. The impact of this trend differs from city to city and from region to region, but it will influence nearly every sphere of life: the labour market, housing, social security systems, infrastructure, urban/spatial planning, education, budgets and finances."
Active Age Final report 2012
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