Coping with Demographic Change in the Alpine Regions: by Thomas Bausch, Madeleine Koch, Alexander Veser

By Thomas Bausch, Madeleine Koch, Alexander Veser

Europe’s inhabitants is getting old and lowering. Demographic switch is making not just nearby and territorial model beneficial, but in addition new region-specific spatial making plans and nearby improvement. This book focusses on demographic swap and its implications for the economic system and social structures within the Alpine parts, which vary largely from their surrounding metropolitan parts. It presents a particular neighborhood in-depth research so as to support identify compatible variation and improvement courses. It covers a number of points together with demographic research, onsite participatory techniques and implementation methods, in addition to generalized edition concepts. stories on pilot activities in quite a few areas around the Alps exhibit how demographic swap should be approached from a practitioner’s standpoint. the quantity is predicated at the result of the venture DEMOCHANGE, which used to be co-funded through the eu nearby improvement Fund within the body of the ecu Territorial Cooperation "Alpine area" program.

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Demografischer Wandel in ruralen Räumen: Das Beispiel des Brain-Drain Brain-Gain; in: Demografischer Wandel in ruralen Räumen. Chapter 2 Indicators of Demographic Change: A Brief Comparison of Data from Selected Alpine Regions ˇ Naja Marot, Barbara Cerniˇ c Mali Abstract A comparative demographic analysis of ten Alpine regions was based on the results from a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative data collection. It can be generalized that in selected areas, municipalities can be found with negative and positive natural growth.

The results of such a SWOT analysis can be used as a basis for the conception of regional measures. A SWOT analysis framework specifically adjusted to demographic change issues was applied in 22 working groups in various Alpine regions. In these groups, regional strengths and weaknesses were gathered and their relationship with regionally relevant demographic trends was assessed. Typical strengths of Alpine regions identified include a beautiful landscape, strong regional products or the inhabitants identification with their home.

Eurostat (2008). In the spotlight—Demographic change: Challenge or opportunity? In Europe in figures. Eurostat yearbook 2008. Luxembourg: Eurostat European Commission. Eurostat (2010). chapter 1: population. In Eurostat regional yearbook 2010. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. Eurostat (2012). php/Population_ structure_and_ageing. , & Ceccarelli, D. (2012). DEMOCHANGE final result booklet. Munich: University of Applied Sciences (lead partner). , et al. (2012). ); discussion paper for the stakeholder process published by the managing authority of the Alpine Space Programme.

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