Poster "Regional gender structures among young adults"

poster_Regional gender structures among young adults Key messages

  • A ‘male-oriented’ economic structure is an important explanation for gender ratio imbalances.
  • Regions with a surplus of males in early adulthood tend to be peripheral rural areas, while females outnumber men in the urban centres and their hinterland.
  • Regional gender ratios are highly dependent on the national context.
  • The European core area composed by mainly UK, France, Benelux, Western Germany and Switzerland is mainly characterised by female surplus.

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  • ESPON SEMIGRA - Selective Migration and Unbalanced Sex Ratio in Rural Regions




Regional gender structures among young adults

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