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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/PAMPHLET.1


Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: Inclusive development, Population dynamics & migration, 2030 Agenda

SDGs: Agenda 2030, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Keywords: Ageing, Ageing persons, Arab countries, Population, Sustainable development

Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

January 2017

This publication presents the demographic trends and prospects in the Arab region revealing an increase in the proportion of older persons in the population. It analyses the consequences of this phenomenon on age structures and sustainable development. It advocates for development policy-making that takes into account population age structures and their foreseen transitions.

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