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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Call for Papers - WIC Conference 2018


Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2018: 5-7 Dec 2018 - 3rd Human Fertiltiy Database Symposium in Vienna. The deadline for the Call of Papers is 1st June 2018 .

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The Centre at PAA 2018


The Wittgenstein Centre is presenting new demographic research at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting between 26-28 April 2018 in Denver.

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ERC Consolidator Grant 2017-2022 LETHE


"Levels and Trends of Health Expectancy": This project aims at extending our knowleldge on the technical characteristics and the usability of the Health Expectancy indicator. PI: Marc Luy.

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ERC Advanced Grant 2017-2022 EMPOWERED LIFE YEARS


This project aims to develop new indicators for long-term human wellbeing that include feedbacks from environmental and other changes. PI: W. Lutz.

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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).

Wittgenstein Centre Partner: WU Wittgenstein Centre Partner: OEAW Wittgenstein Centre Partner: IIASA