demographic trend

demographic trend

A popular term for any measurable change in the characteristics of a population over time—e.g., increased or decreased concentration of a particular ethnic group, sex ratio, etc.
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According to forecasts of the national statistics, the negative demographic trend will continue in the next years, and in only two years in 2020 the population in Bulgaria will fall below 7 million and will be about 6.9 million.
"This is arguably the single most important demographic trend that will shape the world over the course of this century," Knight Frank said.
There is a favourable demographic trend, and the government is trying to get more people into university," chief executive Mark Allan said.
The falling demographic trend in China (and Europe and Japan) contrasts with growth in the United States, which benefits from a fertility rate close to the replacement rate and high level of immigration.
This article highlights an alarming demographic trend that will have a significant impact on state and local government employment.
Ever since the end of World War II Baby Boomers have driven almost every demographic trend in America.
Together, they corroborate a demographic trend that Laslett long ago identified: regardless of where one looks, "the relevant evidence is so recent and so concentrated"(p.
Broad's ability to anticipate a demographic trend has paid off before.
"And it is understandable that unionists are nervous and unsure about the future given the demographic trend."
A key demographic trend igniting that growth and optimism is the dramatic resurgence occurring in the inner cities of New York, parts of Connecticut and other Northeast markets, which we anticipate will advance the real estate industry forward into the next century.
In a speech at the "9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System" in Switzerland, New York Fed President John Williams stated: "Shifting demographic trends and a slowdown in productivity are driving slower trend growth and historically low levels of real interest rates across the globe.
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