In the Netherlands, slightly more than one in five persons It highlighted the potential of older people, promoted their active participation in society and the economy, and aimed to convey a positive image of population ageing. In latea decision was taken to update the online version of the publication subject to data availability. The majority of the regions with high shares of elderly persons were in rural and sometimes quite remote regions, although this pattern was reversed in some of the eastern EU Member States, most notably in Poland, where the highest shares of the elderly were recorded in the cities of Łódź and Warszawa. They provide an indication as to the number of remaining years that a person of a particular age can expect to live free from any form of disability, introducing the concept of quality of life into an analysis of longevity. Inactivity rates among the elderly aged years were generally at their highest in several northern and western EU Member States. Each bi-weekly episode will be filled with interviews of industry experts, the sex files of everyday people and answers to your questions!
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People in the EU - statistics on an ageing society
These indicators can be used, among others, to monitor the progress being made in relation to the quality and sustainability of healthcare. In Denmark and Sweden, there was almost no difference between the likelihood of the elderly to participate in tourism and the average for the whole adult population. By contrast, as the average age for first receiving an old-age pension fell the gaps between the sexes tended to increase. Figure 3 combines the information on life expectancy and healthy life years to show what proportion of their remaining lives people aged 65 years could expect to live free from disability. In relative terms, a lower proportion of the elderly population participated in tourism when compared with the corresponding share for the whole adult population aged 15 years and over. The labour force survey conducted in shows that there were 4.