Regional Population Projections for Labrador and the Northern Peninsula 2016-2036

Simms, Alvin and Ward, Jamie (2016) Regional Population Projections for Labrador and the Northern Peninsula 2016-2036. Research Report. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Abstract

In 2015, Newfoundland and Labrador had the most rapidly aging population in the country – which when combined with high rates of youth out-migration, declining birth rates, and an increasing number of people moving from rural parts of the province to more urban centres, means that the province is facing an unprecedented population challenge. Without intervention, this trend will have a drastic impact on the economy, governance, and the overall quality of life for the people of the province. Planning for this change and developing strategies to adjust and adapt to it is paramount.

Item Type: Report (Research Report)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/12787
Item ID: 12787
Additional Information: Report prepared for The Harris Centre for Regional Policy and Development, Memorial University Population Project: Newfoundland and Labrador in Transition
Department(s): Divisions > The Harris Centre
Date: March 2016
Date Type: Publication
Geographic Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
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