Demographics

Secret to a long life? More money for healthcare  

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

In Western Europe and Scandinavia, people spend more on healthcare and live longer, while in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, less money is spent and life expectancy at birth is lower too. The EU average for healthcare spending is 9.9 percent of GDP. In Hungary it is 7.4 percent.


2019: escape from the Balkans  in depth

Monday 25 November 2019 | Francesca Rolandi
Christian Elia
| OBC Transeuropa

A growing phenomenon with worrying implications: the flight of workers, skilled or otherwise, from former Yugoslavia. A look at the data and political responses.


Is your region a brain gainer or drainer?

Thursday 20 June 2019 | Newsworthy

The battle for talent within the European Union is a story about both brain drain and gain. We have analyzed the migration patterns across the continent to create hundreds of reports going down to the regional level, paying special attention to highly skilled workers.


Child births: only 13 out of 328 regions in Europe above replacement level

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Newsworthy

To keep a country’s population stable from one generation to the next, at least two children should be born per woman. But how many European regions pass that threshold? In this report we look closer at the fertility rates across Europe region by region.


Assisted reproductive technologies in Europe (ESHRE)

Friday 30 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What is the current status with assisted reproductive technologies in the different European countries?


Population of European urban areas over the past 50 years

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How has the population of urban areas changed in 50 years?


Africapolis

Sunday 17 February 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Africapolis database is the first to map urbanization dynamics in Africa based on data available for 7,500 cities. 


Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The SHARE survey is the first European multidisciplinary survey on the health, retirement and economic situation of people aged 50 and over. 


Regional population structures at a glance

Tuesday 04 September 2018 | VoxEurop

How is the European population structured according to its age for each subregion? A bunch of demographic scientists drew a map of Europe’s regional populations using an innovative approach of ternary colour coding.


Xenophobia in European cities 

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe