Posts Tagged ‘dependency ratio’

Immigration might be an answer to the looming dependency ratio problem

May 23, 2013

By Hanna Autio and Tomi Vainikka

Europe is facing a problem: the amount of people retiring is growing fast while there are less and less people supporting them, as the fertility rates are dropping. This will affect the dependency ratio which is soaring especially in Finland. Immigration could be one of the solutions to the problem, but it’s not made easy.