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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Wittgenstein Centre Graphic Explorer


Explore, visualise and download graphics of the global population projections by age, sex and education published by Lutz, Butz, and K.C. (2014). Access the executive summary here.

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AGENTA Final Conference


"Economic Consequences of Population Ageing and Intergenerational Equity": Vienna, WU Campus, November 20-22, 2017. Learn more about the AGENTA project here.

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ERC Consolidator Grant 2017-2022


Marc Luy has been awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant for the project "Levels and Trends of Health Expectancy: Understanding its Measurement and Estimation Sensitivity".

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ERC Advanced Grant 2017-2022


Wolfgang Lutz has been awarded with an ERC Advanced Grant. The project Empowered Life Years aims to develop new indicators for long-term human wellbeing.

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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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