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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