Demographic

Poverty risks since the crisis: are older people winning at the expense of the young?
15 June 2016

Poverty risks since the crisis: are older people winning at the expense of the young?

One of the legacies of the crisis is an increased number of people at risk of poverty. These are people with household incomes below 60% of the median income in their country. The share of people at risk of poverty (or the ‘at-risk-of-poverty rate’, AROP)...
Demographics and the economy: how a declining working-age population may change Europe's growth prospects
03 December 2015

Demographics and the economy: how a declining working-age population may change Europe's growth prospects

According to Eurostat's demographic projections, Europe's working age population (aged between 20 and 64 years) will be declining by 0.4% every year between now and 2040, a decline that has already started in 2010. This will have major implications for th...
07 December 2015

Launch of the Covenant on demographic change

The Covenant on demographic change will be launched on 7 December 2015, with the support of the European Commission and the EU funded AFE-INNOVNET Thematic Network. It aims at engaging local and regional authorities, and other relevant stakeholders, commi...
18 September 2015

Info day, Horizon 2020: ‘Health, demographic change and wellbeing’

With the principle of better health for all at its core, Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 1 (SC1) related to health, demographic change and wellbeing, focuses on personalised health and care with an overall budget of € 7.4 billion.