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Europe's Population Decline

Europe and Russia have experienced population declines over the last two decades. The baby booms WWII have led to what is today an aging population. Potential economic and social problems could arise and challenge Europe's place in the world. Identify the societal changes based Europe's declining population. How does the decline affect social programs such as education, taxes?

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A societal change based on Europe's declining population, is the fact that there are older individuals in the society that will reach retirement age, and there are less young individuals to fill important job positions, especially in manufacturing and technology. This would lead to a situation where there are less individuals earning a ...

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This solution describes the effects that Europe's population decline will have on its society.