The New Generations of Europeans: Demography and Families in by Wolfgang Lutz, Rudolf Richter, Chris Wilson

By Wolfgang Lutz, Rudolf Richter, Chris Wilson

Europe this day is characterised through getting older populations, altering family members styles, losing fertility premiums and mass migration. With the possibly titanic ramifications this has for pensions, health and wellbeing, housing, delivery, family members family members, employment and different sectors of society, the hot Generations of Europeans units out to evaluate what it's to be a citizen of a transforming into ecu and what very important demographic, social, and monetary matters must be confronted via ecu determination makers. Edited via major demographers and sociologists, and made of contributions from revered researchers within the fields of inhabitants and society from diversified components of Europe, it offers the result of 5 years of study via the eu Observatory at the Social state of affairs, Demography and the kinfolk. simply by over a hundred graphs and tables and a whole dialogue, this publication asks how quite a few, fertile and long-lived the recent generations of eu electorate may be. The country of households, immigration and wellbeing and fitness are all tested, particularly within the context of the demanding situations that may be confronted in protecting social harmony. Crucially, the query of the way demographic alterations will impression Europe's socioeconomic infrastructure is woven all through.

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Europe at the present time is characterised by way of getting older populations, altering kin styles, shedding fertility premiums and mass migration. With the doubtless giant ramifications this has for pensions, future health, housing, shipping, relatives kin, employment and different sectors of society, the recent Generations of Europeans units out to evaluate what it really is to be a citizen of a growing to be ecu and what vital demographic, social, and financial matters must be confronted by way of ecu choice makers.

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8. Elderly dependency ratio (ratio of 60+ to 20–59 population) in EU15 countries. Projection 2000–2050: High scenario. 3 percent in 2045 (an 88 percent increase). 8). This ratio is considered a fundamental component of the pension system equilibrium. Part of the southern countries’ demographic disadvantage can be expected to be offset by an increase in their labor force participation rates, especially those of women, which are at present lower than in western and northern countries. Nevertheless, a tremendous gap will exist between these regions of the EU15 if the demographic future resembles the recent past.

In this scenario the countries with the lowest growth rates will be Italy (with a negative growth rate from 2023), Spain (negative from 2040) and Germany (negative from 2045). 5 Increasing immigration Current population growth in the EU15 is mostly due to immigration. 8 per thousand in 1995–1999 (ten times less). Germany, Italy and Sweden then experienced negative growth rates. Since 1995, however, because of the moderate fertility recovery, the decreasing trend has stopped. Nevertheless, Germany and Italy, and now Greece, show negative natural growth rates.

Hans-Joachim Schulze in Chapter 12 provides a model linking the decisions of individuals and families to the wider environment of the health-care system and policy. The family, he notes, plays a crucial role in prevention and care and must be taken into account in all health systems. Chapter 13 by Christoph Sowada focuses on one health system, that of Poland, to provide a detailed case study of how demographic, economic and political forces work to shape the development of a health system and the benefits it provides.

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