Regional Economics: Theory and Practice
 

The main tendencies of modern economic and demographic development of the regions of the world

Vol. 16, Iss. 11, NOVEMBER 2018

Received: 16 August 2018

Received in revised form: 13 September 2018

Accepted: 26 September 2018

Available online: 16 November 2018

Subject Heading: POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHY

JEL Classification: R10, R23

Pages: 2153–2165

https://doi.org/10.24891/re.16.11.2153

Kamyshanchenko E.N. Belgorod State National Research University (BSU), Belgorod, Russian Federation
kamysh64@mail.ru

ORCID id: not available

Tkacheva A.S. Belgorod State National Research University (BSU), Belgorod, Russian Federation
atkacheva1993@gmail.com

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1649-2014

Subject This article discusses the issues of economic and demographic development of regions of the world.
Objectives The article aims to define the main demographic trends in the regions of the world.
Methods For the study, we analyzed the changes in certain individual factors, showing the values of support ratio for each particular region under consideration.
Results The article proposes a number of certain measures to address the problem of involvement of the population in active production activity.
Conclusions The article concludes that the population is increasing in all regions of the world, while its growth rate is decreasing.

Keywords: world regions, life expectancy, population size, fertility rate, population aging

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