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Addressing the issue of demographic vulnerability
Responsible organisation
2012 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

Demographic handbook for the Nordic countries – and how the B7 islands could make use of it. The new demographic handbook for the Nordic countries, produced by Nordregio, emphasises the emergence of three key demographic trends across the Nordic countries. Migration is the main driver of demographic development with the population being increasingly concentrated to larger cities and regional centres the population is also ageing, although this varies both in its extent and in the actual rate of increase, while in addition, the gender balance continues to vary significantly across the territory. Individually and collectively these trends will have a crucial impact on practically all policy fields. The purpose of this policy brief is to provide regional and local policymakers with useful information for decision-making and planning to handle the demographic challenges.

Place, publisher, year, pages
Stockholm: Nordregio , 2012.
Series
Nordregio Policy Brief, ISSN 2001-3876 ; 2012:3
Research subject
Regional policy
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-114OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-114DiVA: diva2:700340
Available from: 2014-03-04 Created: 2014-03-04

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