TRENDS / ageing populations

 
 

case study: japan's ageing population

 
 
 

CASE STUDY: SWITZERLAND'S AGEING POPULATION

 
 
 

SWITZERLAND'S POPULATION

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TASK

  1. Describe the changes to Switzerland's population structure.
  2. Explain the factors responsible for this change.
  3. Describe the changes in old-age dependency ratio between 1990and 2010. Refer to data in your answer.

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TASK

  1. In groups, create a mini-lesson teaching about a case study of youthful and ageing populations
  2. The 'lesson' should be 15 minutes long and include:
    • Population pyramid of the country
    • Short explanatory video
    • Map
    • News article
    • A selection of learning activities
    • Quiz
 

EXAM STYLE QUESTIONS

  1. Describe the population structure of Switzerland (4 marks)
  2. Explain the socio-economic impacts of Switzerland's ageing population (6 marks)