Poster "Trends in Working Age Population"

02 Trends in Working Age Population Key messages

1) In the majority of European countries the size of the working age population increased.

2) However, in more than 25% of the regions the potential labour force declined, particularly in Germany but also in regions in the Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Sweden and UK.

3) Regions with the highest decrease in the labour force are located in Bulgaria and East Germany.

4) Regions with high potential and strong increase in terms of working population are mainly found in France, Iceland, Ireland, Poland and Spain.


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ESPON Applied Research Project DEMIFER - Demographic and Migratory Flows Affecting European Regions and Cities


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