The Demographic Profile of Arab Countries: Ageing of Rural Populations - ESCWA

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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/Booklet.1/Rev.1


Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

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

SDGs: Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Keywords: Ageing, Arab countries, Demographic analysis, Demographic statistics, Rural population

The Demographic Profile of Arab Countries: Ageing of Rural Populations

January 2007
  This document highlights the course of fertility and mortality transition, and examines in rural and urban populations in the 22 countries of the Arab region for the period 1980 – 2050. Additionally, it exposes age-structural changes and ageing of rural populations for the period 1980 – 2015 in eight selected countries, namely, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Syrian Arab Republic, Somalia and Yemen.
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