World age structure in 2015

World age structure in 2015

Population structure and ageing in 2015: The following maps are representing the „population – between the ages „0 to 14“, „15 to 64“ and „65 and above“ – as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.“ – World Bank Statistical concept and methodology: „Age structure in World Bank’s population estimates is based on the age structure in United Nations Population Division’s World Population Prospects. For more information, see the original source. Total…

Number of asylum seekers in Europe in 2015

Number of asylum seekers in Europe in 2015

Definition of asylum applicants: „*Asylum applicant‘ means a person having submitted an application for international protection or having been included in such application as a family member during the reference period. ‚Application for international protection‘ means an application for international protection as defined in Art.2(h) of Directive 2011/95/EU, i.e. a request made by a third-country national or a stateless person for protection from a Member State, who can be understood to seek refugee status or subsidiary protection status, and who does not explicitly request another kind of protection, outside the…

At-risk-of-poverty rate in the EU 2014

At-risk-of-poverty rate in the EU 2014

Definition: At-risk-of-poverty „The at-risk-of-poverty rate is the share of people with an equivalised disposable income (after social transfer) below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold, which is set at 60 % of the national median equivalised disposable income after social transfers. This indicator does not measure wealth or poverty, but low income in comparison to other residents in that country, which does not necessarily imply a low standard of living.“ – eurostat – Statistics Explained „The at-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers is calculated as the share of people having an equivalised disposable income before social transfers that is below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold calculated…