A 3E Policy Framework to Reap the Demographic Dividend: Empower, Educate, Employ

A Report by the Global Agenda Council on the Demographic Dividend

No. of pages: 2

Publication date: 2 December 2015

Author: World Economic Forum

Publisher: World Economic Forum

The demographic dividend is the economic payoff that can occur when there are relatively large numbers of people of working age. This can occur when substantial declines in fertility lead to a lower share of dependent young children in the population— a boon that will last until the bulge of workers begin to age and retire and the number of dependent elderly rises.