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Global & Regional Trends


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Managing Change


Managing Change


 

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Demographic Dividend


Describe the demographic dividend and examine the ways in which population could be considered a resource when contemplating possible futures

Demographic Dividend


Describe the demographic dividend and examine the ways in which population could be considered a resource when contemplating possible futures

Identify and note the issues covered in this video.

 
 

case study: cambodia's youthful population

  • 2 thirds of Cambodia's 15 milion population are under the age of 30
  • This represents a potential demographic dividend that could lead to economic growth and social transformation
  • Policies and strategies are needed to give young people access to quality education and jobs, to upgrade their skills and to provide youth-friendly healthcare services
  •  Failure to do so will turn this dividend into an unbearable and lasting economic and social cost.
 

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TASK

  1. Read pp 14-15
  2. Note 5 facts about the population structure in Cambodia
  3. Describe the population structure of Cambodia (2 marks)
  4. Describe the socio-economic impacts of Cambodia's youthful population (6 marks)
 

THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND

 

COUNTRIES IN THE EARLY STAGE OF DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND