Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Employed population demographic trends in the regions of Russia

Vol. 15, Iss. 10, OCTOBER 2017

Received: 26 July 2017

Received in revised form: 10 August 2017

Accepted: 24 August 2017

Available online: 16 October 2017


JEL Classification: C10, J21

Pages: 1831–1843

Nanavyan A.M. Central Economics and Mathematics Institute, RAS, Moscow, Russian Federation

Importance The article deals with the issues of employment of the population in the context of a constant change in its age composition.
Objectives The article aims to analyze trends in the age structure of the employed population in Russia and assess its regional characteristics.
Methods For the study, I used statistical methods for analyzing time series, averages, and the grouping.
Results Having analyzed the change in the average age and age structure of the employed population in the subjects of the Russian Federation, I grouped the regions according to the rate of these changes for 2010–2015 and identified the regions with the lowest and highest change rates in the age structure of the employed.
Conclusions The article shows the general trends and particularities of changes in the age structure of the employed population in the Russian Federation regions. largest share was made by the most active age cohort from 30 to 39 years old.

Keywords: employment, group, median age, age structure, population


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