Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2018

The Aging Demographic Datasheet 2018 shows population aging trends and projections until 2050 with a focus on traditional and alternative indicators of population aging for the current and future population changes across the world.

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European Data Sheets 2016, 2014, 2012

The European Demographic Data Sheets show key demographic data, population trends and projections. The 2012 and 2014 Data Sheets provide population projections from 2011/2013-2050 for 43/49 countries with and without migration. The European Demographic Datasheet 2016 covers fertility, mortality, migration and population structure, including population ageing, and their changes. The new online version, optimised for mobile devices, provides expanded data coverage, additional maps and population pyramids, ranking charts and details about data sources and definitions. It also allows the users to download all the data.

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Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2016

The Russian Demographic Datasheet 2016 shows key demographic data, population trends and projections until 2035. It covers fertility, mortality, migration, population structure including population ageing and their changes. The datasheet combines data for the national level, all regions and districts, and features maps, population pyramids, rankings, graphs and a glossary. It pays special attention to the importance of alternative indicators of population ageing for the current and future population changes across Russia. All information is provided in both languages, Russian and English.

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Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015

The Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015 presents new population projections by age, sex, and level of educational attainment for the world, world regions, and 195 individual countries (24 countries with limited education data) with a time horizon to 2060. 

The Wittgenstein Centre provides a new visualization tool for presenting population projections by age, sex, and level of educational attainment for the world with a time horizon to 2060. More

Visualization of the Global Human Capital Data Sheet 2015

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European Fertility Data Sheet 2015

The European Fertility Datasheet 2015 provides an in-depth look at European fertility through a combination of data for all countries of Europe and for broader European regions, maps, tables, graphs and featured thematic boxes. The online version is optimized for mobile devices and provides expanded coverage, including additional maps, ranking charts as well as details about data sources and definitions. It also allows the users to download all the data.

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Asian Demographic Data Sheets 2012, 2008

The data sheets provide information on a range of demographic indicators from fertility to ageing to education levels for countries in Asia.

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Global flow of people

We introduce estimates for bilateral global migration flows between all countries in the world. Explore in the interactive website at http://global-migration.info/. There is also a link on the website to download all the data, including the paper on Quantifying Global International Migration Flows published in Science.

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AGENTA Data Explorer

The AGENTA data explorer allows the investigation and download of European National Transfer Accounts (NTA) and National Time Transfer Accounts (NTTA) data. European NTA provide comprehensive and detailed age- and gender specific economic data on income, transfers, consumption and saving for 25 European countries. European NTTA include time use based estimates for production, transfers and consumption of services produced by unpaid work for 17 EU countries.

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Characteristics Approach to Population Aging: New Measures (Version 2, December, 2015)

New measures of population aging based on a dynamic view of how the characteristics of the elderly change now available for downloading.

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Cohort Fertility and Education (CFE) Database

The Cohort Fertility and Education (CFE) database provides high-quality data on completed cohort fertility and parity distribution by level of education. The data come from censuses and large sample surveys, and cover several (mostly European) countries, i.e. countries with generally high levels of education and relatively low fertility. As the database is in a constant progress, data from new countries and sources are being regularly added.

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Geburtenbarometer: Monitoring of Fertility in Austria

Geburtenbarometer Austria and Geburtenbarometer Vienna (launched in May 2010) are interconnected projects of the Vienna Institute of Demography, aiming to provide continuous monitoring of period fertility rates in Austria and in Vienna. The Geburtenbarometer provides quarterly and annual reports and regularly updated datasets.

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Household surveys after the 2012 Indian Ocean Earthquake in Phang Nga (Thailand)

This dataset is based on a survey of households located in tsunami high-risk areas in Phang Nga province. The purpose of the survey is to investigate household responses to the Indian Ocean Earthquakes (M8.6) on 11 April 2012. The survey was conducted by the College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University between 17 April - 13 May 2012.

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Human Fertility Database

The Human Fertility Database (HFD) is a joint project of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany and the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) in Vienna, Austria, based at MPIDR. We seek to provide free and user-friendly access to detailed and high-quality data on period and cohort fertility and thus to facilitate research on changes and inter-country differences in fertility in the past and in the modern era. The HFD is entirely based on official vital statistics and places a great emphasis on data checking and documentation and on warranting data comparability across time and countries by means of uniform methodology. Read more

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Human Fertility Collection

The Human Fertility Collection (HFC) is a joint project of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Germany and the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) in Austria. The HFC has been designed to supplement the Human Fertility Database (HFD) and to incorporate a variety of international fertility data that are valuable for fertility research but do not meet all quality standards of the HFD.

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Journey of your life - Website

Samir KC together with colleagues from the World Bank have developed an interactive tool to help individuals see their place in the world population, http://population.io/. The website reflects the most up to estimates of life expectancy for each country as well as for the world as a whole, but limited to three factors: existing age, gender and country of birth/residence. Read more about it in the IIASA blog Journey of your life: Demography for the demos.

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National Transfer Accounts

The goal of the National Transfer Accounts (NTA) project is to improve our understanding of the generational economy. How does population growth and changing age structure influence economic growth, gender and generational equity, public finances, and other important features of the macroeconomy? As part of the NTA project, research teams in more than 40 countries are constructing accounts, measuring how people at each age produce, consume, and share resources, and save for their future. The accounts are designed to complement the UN System of National Accounts, population data, and other important economic and demographic indicators.

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SSP Database Version 1.0

The SSP database aims at the documentation of quantitative projections of the so-called Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) and related Integrated Assessment scenarios. The SSPs are part of a new framework that the climate change research community has adopted to facilitate the integrated analysis of future climate impacts, vulnerabilities, adaptation, and mitigation. Information about the scenario process and the SSP framework can be found in Moss et al. (2010)van Vuuren et al. (2014) and O‘Neil et al. (2014) and Kriegler et al. (2014). The framework is built around a matrix that combines climate forcing on one axis (as represented by the Representative Concentration Pathways: van Vuuren et al, 2011 ) and socio-economic conditions on the other. Together, these two axes describe situations in which mitigation, adaptation and residual climate damage can be evaluated.

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WIREL Database

WIREL was a research project (funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund) that studied different demographic and religious forces that have shaped Vienna’s population composition throughout the past as well as the implications that such forces hold for the present and the future. 

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Wittgenstein Centre Data Explorer Version 1.2

The Data Explorer provides data, projection assumptions and results on the population of all world countries (195) by age, sex, and education for alternative scenarios from 2010 to 2060 with extensions to 2100, based on a half-dozen scenarios. It also provides reconstructed education data back to 1970. Other indicators related to fertility, mortality, and migration are also available. There is the option of visualizing and consulting the data online or downloading into a picture or data file.

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

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