Policy & analysis
  • Active ageing: special Eurobarometer 378
    Survey of European citizens’ views and attitudes towards older people, the contribution of older people in the workplace and society and how best to promote an active role of older people in society. (European Commission)
  • Ageing in the 21st century: a celebration and a challenge
    Report prepared by the United Nations and other major international organizations working in the area of population ageing on progress towards implementing the comprehensive International Plan of Action on Ageing. (United Nations)
  • Health, ageing and retirement in Europe
    Describes the lives of Europeans aged 50 years and older, their health, their families and social networks, their economic situation and their happiness; shows the striking differences and similarities in life circumstances in European countries. (Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging)
  • Healthy ageing: a challenge for Europe
    Brings together information from the healthy ageing project: literature on interventions, statistical data, examples of good practice and facts about policies and strategies for healthy ageing; also proposes recommendations. (Swedish National Institute of Public Health and European Commission)
  • Human development report 2013. The rise of the South: human progress in a diverse world
    Discusses evolving geopolitics, emerging issues and trends and the new actors that are shaping the development landscape; identifies four areas for sustaining the momentum of development, including managing demographic change. (United Nations Development Programme)
  • Policies for healthy ageing
    A review of policies on healthy ageing. Healthy ageing is defined and similar concepts such as active ageing are discussed. The paper then groups policies into four different types and, within each, it describes the range of individual types of programmes that can be brought to bear to enhance the health of older people. (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
  • Some economic consequences of global aging
    Describes the importance of population ageing worldwide, clarifying its prevalence among middle- and low-income countries. (World Bank)
  • The 2009 ageing report: economic and budgetary projections for the EU-27 Member States (2008–2060)
    Projections of the budgetary impact of the ageing population in the 27 European Union countries for 2008–2060. (Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and Economic Policy Committee)
  • The 2012 ageing report: economic and budgetary projections for the 27 EU Member States (2010–2060)
    Expenditure projections for pensions, health care, long-term care, education and unemployment transfers for Member States. (Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and Economic Policy Committee)
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