SHRINKING OF POPULATION AND LABOR RESOURCES OF BULGARIAN REGIONS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Depopulation and aging are the main factors that predetermine the changing demographic situation in Bulgaria over the past three decades. The aim of this study is to study the impact of the synergy of these negative processes on the socio-economic development of the country through changes in the age distribution of the entire population and the working age population for the country and municipalities. The object of the study are the relationships between the average annual rates of change in the population of Bulgarian municipalities and changes in their age structures. An analysis of the consequences of the demographic crisis on the spatial distribution of the population in three main age groups – people of working, overwork and under working age against the background of changes in the shares of people in young, middle and senior working age.
demographic aging, depopulation, labor resources, demographic burden, median age
Problems of Geography, 2021, Vol.1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.35101/PRG-2021.1.6
Author: Nikolay Tsekov
Affiliation: Institute for Population and Human Studies – BAS
How to cite:
Tsekov, N. (2021). Регионални аспекти на депопулацията и стареенето на населението и трудовите ресурси на България в началото на ХХІ век. Problems of Geography, 2021, Vol.1, p. 60-75. https://doi.org/10.35101/PRG-2021.1.6