Articles on this issue "demography"
In 2012, the European Council asked the Economic Policy Committee for an update on the age-related expenditure projections by the autumn of 2014, to take into account new population …read more
The dramatic aging of the world’s population will impose a “demographic tax” on economic growth over the next two decades, warned a recent report published by Moody’s Investors Service. The …read more
A newly published report on the state of families in Spain revealed grave structural deficiencies and a lack of government support. The Spanish Institute of Family Politics (Instituto de …read more
Here is a statement given Thursday by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations to the 47th session of theCommission on Population and Development. * * * Mr. …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave Saturday to participants in the international conference hosted by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry. The theme of this …read more
"A country without children is a nation without a future." According to a recent post on the Demography Matters blog, this was a comment by Portuguese President Aníbal Cavaco Silva, referring …read more
Benedict XVI cited an "urgent need" for reflection in the area of demography, in a message he sent April 28 to participants in a meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Experts …read more