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EPRS Roundtable debate: Demographic change in Europe

Written by Angelos Delivorias

Demography, the statistical study of human populations, attracts the attention of politicians, academics, business and the media. Aspects such as the growth and ageing of a population, urbanisation, migration and the state of the labour market, as well as the impact of their interplay on the economic and social situation of countries cause concerns, and demand appropriate strategies and policies. 446 more words


US Census: Immigrant population boom happening now

This is the headline from the UK Daily Mail yesterday.  You may have already seen it:

White US children will be minorities by 2020 after immigrant ‘baby boom’, Census reveals… 223 more words

Changing The Way We Live

Number of students with qualification to go to university in Germany is decreasing

In the last years, we had one record following another, with growing numbers of students who left school with a qualification to go to university. Accordingly, the number of students in HE reached a record high last year: 2,69 million students. 164 more words

National Initiatives

The end of absence: reclaiming what we’ve lost in a world of constant connection (Michael Harris)

 “We shape our tools and thereafter they shape us.”  John Culkin

Those of us over the age of 30 can remember life before the internet. In the… 985 more words

Consumer Psychology

Whites the new minority in America by 2044

December 16, 2014

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New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. 591 more words


Learning Through Life: a missed opportunity but a live agenda nonetheless

Five years ago this autumn, the two-year Inquiry into the Future for Lifelong Learning, sponsored by NIACE and led by a group of expert commissioners, published its final report, … 1,871 more words

Canadian demographer predicts secularists are in decline because religious people have more children

Professor Eric Kaufmann:

“The cumulative effect of immigration from religious countries, and religious fertility will be to reverse the secularization process in the West. Not only will the religious eventually triumph over the non-religious, but it is those who are the most extreme in their beliefs who have the largest families.” 356 more words

Muslim Refugees