publication . Article . 2010

Demographic Ageing in Romania’s Rural Area

Daniela Violeta Nancu; Liliana Guran-Nica; Mihaela Persu;
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  • Published: 01 May 2010 Journal: Human Geographies: Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography (issn: 1843-6587, eissn: 2067-2284, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Bucharest
Abstract
Europe has faced for several decades and is still facing an ageing process of its population. Within it, Romania, a country, striving to successfully integrate into the European Union, is also experiencing the same process. The ageing process of the Romanian population started at the beginning of the 20th century and evolved progressively, ever since, with significant visible rates in the rural areas. Romania’s population age structure, at the beginning of the Third Millennium, was, according to international experts, not significantly aged compared to populations of the economically advanced countries of Europe. Due to falling birth-rates and the labor emigrati...
Subjects
free text keywords: Demographic ageing, Romania, Rural area, Geography (General), G1-922
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