Phenomenon of Ageing Population of Serbia Cover Image

Феномен старења становништва Србије
Phenomenon of Ageing Population of Serbia

Author(s): Mirjana Rašević
Subject(s): Human Geography, Sociology, Demography and human biology
Published by: Географски факултет, Универзитет у Београду
Keywords: population ageing;elders;population politics;

Summary/Abstract: Central Serbia and Vojvodina are the areas where the process of demographic ageing has reached great ranges. Population ageing process will continue in near future, especially among the elder population. Poverty is the most widespread among the elders, who suffer worse living conditions and consuming structure comparing to the rest of population. At the same time there are clear weaknesses in institutional and instrumental fulfillment of the needs of elders. That is why this issue requires a political answer. At least a triple one. A Direct one, related to the recognition and realization of elders’ needs, than the one concerning the elongation of the period of good health, and finally the one that refers to insufficient natality as the main cause of population ageing.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 43-58
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Serbian