Map of the month January 2022: Ageing of Centrope’s population
To depict the course of change in ageing within the Centrope region, we take a look over time at the development of the proportion of population aged 65 years or older. The overall trend shows an increase of population aged 65 and older. The most remarkable increase of elderly people takes place in the Czech area of the Centrope region with an average increase rate of 4.6 percentage points whereas the Centrope region’s average increase is 2.6 percentage points. The west of Lower Austria, Vienna, and the Hungarian part of Centrope have several municipalities showing a decrease of population aged 65+. The map is available through our geoportal map.centropemap.org.
CentropeMAP/STATISTICS is a cross-border information system and free geoportal of the Austrian Planning Association East (PGO) which gives planners, decision makers, researchers, teachers, students and everyone else interested a better overview of the Centrope region.
CentropeMAP is a geoportal connecting the region by collecting web map services from the partner countries. The services are brought together in a single map viewer and allow the user to experience a cross-border working area with dozens of data layers dealing with all topics which could be of interest for regional planners and similar professions. Layers are coming from the fields of biota, boundaries, elevation, imagery/base maps, inland waters, planning/cadastre, structure, and transportation.
CentropeSTATISTICS is the only available free web tool to visualise cross-border statistical data in its own connected geoportal allowing the user to influence the way of visualisation in multiple ways in the Centrope region. CentropeSTATISTICS can not only create maps, it also serves charts which are interactively created from the data in the cross-border database. For the Czech Republic, CentropeSTATISTICS does not only cover the Centrope county Jihomoravský, but also features data from the counties Vysočina and Jihočesky which are also adjacent or close to the Austrian border.