Some future facts on Europe
1- Population growth in EU countries will stagnate from 2015 and deaths start to outnumber births. (That’s why countries like Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland are paying all the expenses of a new born child.)
2- Italy’s population in 2050 will be less than its the population in 2000. Ukraine’s population will decrease to the level it was in 1900.
3- Today for 2 retired citizen there is 7 working citizens. In 2050 the ratio will be 4 to 7.
4- Foreign workforce in west Europe is 10 per cent. It is 15% in Ireland and 40% in Luxembourg.
Source: Monocle Issue 20