Global Handbook of Quality of Life: Exploration of by Wolfgang Glatzer, Laura Camfield, Valerie Møller, Mariano

By Wolfgang Glatzer, Laura Camfield, Valerie Møller, Mariano Rojas

This instruction manual offers a accomplished old account of the sector of caliber of existence. It brings jointly theoretical insights and empirical findings and provides the most goods of worldwide caliber of lifestyles and wellness learn. around the world in its scope of themes, the guide examines discussions of demographic and health and wellbeing improvement, the unfold of democracy, international financial accounting, multi-item dimension of perceived delight and expert-assessed caliber of existence and the health and wellbeing of youngsters, girls and negative humans. It seems at health and wellbeing in particular areas, together with North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South the USA and jap and Western Europe. as well as contributions through top and more youthful authors, the guide contains contributions from overseas businesses approximately their very own paintings with appreciate to social reporting.

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16 Life expectancy at birth, both sexes 2010/15 and 2060/65 (Source: UN World Population Prospects 2010 Revision, Medium Variant, Map: ESRI, Cartography: F. Swiaczny and N. Ahmed) planning and the prevalence of communicable diseases (among others HIV/AIDS). Together, they contribute significantly to the reduction of the mortality in the developing regions and especially the least developed countries and are causal to the reduction of the still existing gap in life expectancy and gender disparity compared to the developed regions.

Nevertheless, a future convergence is inherent in the demographic transition process with a gap of only 5 years remaining at mid-century and further declining. A special situation has to be conceded for the least developed countries. They are currently considerably younger than the world average, and the increase in median age will be rather limited during the next decades, a development correlating to the slow reduction of fertility and the high growth rates, as described in the previous section.

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