Fewer residents, more elderly, smaller families
A decreasing population: from 59.6 million as of January 1, 2020 to 58 million in 2030, to 54.1 million in 2050 and to 47.6 million in 2070.
Young and elderly in a ratio of 1 to 3 in 2050: pe0ple aged 65 and more will represent 35% of the total, young people up to 14 years of age 11.7%.
Sharp decline in the working-age population: in thirty years individuals aged 15-64 dropped from 63.8% to 53.3% of the total.
The demographic crisis of the territories: within 10 years most of the Municipalities will have recorded a decline in population.
The number of households is increasing: from 25.7 million in 2020 to 26.6 million in 2040 but showing a decreasing average number of members.
Fewer couples with children, more couples without: by 2040 only 1 in 4 families made up of a couple with children; more than 1 in 5 will be childless.