Shaping Ageing Cities: 10 European Case Studies

ARUP, Help Age International, Intel, Systematica, 2015

shaping ageing citiesIn 2050, 70% of the world’s population is predicted to live in cities and the number of people aged 65 years and over is expected to triple to 2.1 billion, representing 22% of the entire population.

The report Shaping Ageing Cities: 10 Europe Case Studies developed by ARUP, HelpAge International, Intel and Systematica responds to these two key issues namely the unprecedented rate of population ageing and second the urban/rural population.

This comparative overview of the selected cities and urban environments has the potential to help us understand how to mitigate, adapt or manage societal changes such as our ageing population by examining the complexities that each city is experiencing.

Shaping Ageing Cities: 10 European Case Studies