"Vienna: A city beyond aging" - Revisited and revised

Lutz W, Scherbov S, & Hanika A (2003). "Vienna: A city beyond aging" - Revisited and revised. In: Vienna Yearbook of Population Research. pp. 181-195 Vienna, Austria: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. DOI:10.1553/populationyearbook2003s181.

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Abstract

In 1988 two of the authors (Lutz and Hanika 1988) published a short piece in the IIASA newsletter, POPNET, entitled Vienna, a city beyond aging, pointing out that already in 1970 the proportion of the population of Vienna above age 60 had reached a peak of 28 percent which was followed by a decline. In other words, contrary to the general aging trend in Europe, the population of the city of Vienna had become younger in recent decades. This article also presented projections produced by the Austrian Statistical Office (Statistik Austria) which indicated that Vienna's population would get older again in the future, but not return to the high 1970 level by 2050. In 1988, this short paper was considered interesting enough for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to have it reprinted as the cover story of their widely circulated newsletter (AAAS 1989)...

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Bibliographic Reference: Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2003; 1:181-195 (2003) (Published online 6 November 2003)
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Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:15
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 09:37
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/6920

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