Presentation on theme: "Autor 1 Child in the City – Konferenz 2012 A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen."— Presentation transcript:
Autor 1 Child in the City – Konferenz 2012 A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen
Autor 2 Demographic transition A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: K. Tangemann, S. Vössner, Generationenbericht Steiermark 2009/2010 Demographic transition is also observed in Styria. The survey of generations in Styria 2009/2010 showed the following trends: increasing life expectancies decreasing fertility and postponed childbearing changing family structures migration of young generations from rural to urban areas within Styria Generationenbericht Steiermark 2009/2010: Population ageing is one of the biggest challenges for societies in Austria, Europe and many developed industrial countries.
Autor 3 Population Ageing in Styria A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Predicted population pyramid age structure Source: Landesstatistik Steiermark (Mayer, 2008) The Styrian population is ageing. This development will continue and proceed even signifcantly faster than before in the years to come
Autor 4 Population Ageing in Styria A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen – 19 years (-12%) years (-9%) > 64 years (+72%) Total Quelle: Landesstatistik Steiermark
Autor 5 Population changes in STYRIAN REGIONS A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Statistik Austria, Bearbeitung LASTAT Steiermark Predicted population in Styrian regions in 2050 Increase of population in and around the provincial capital Graz Decrease of population in Upper-Styria
Autor 6 A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Age group of the Young Old Development of Styrian population in different age groups (1975 – 2075) 2005: : Source: Landesstatistik Steiermark (Mayer, 2008) +48% Young Old Forecast
Autor 7 A6 FAGD Referat - Gesellschaft und Generationen Development of age groups 2010 – 2030 Source: AGEING-Bericht 2011 (Mayer, 2011) 0-19: 19,8% 20-64: 61,5% 65: 18,8% 0-19: 17,7% 20-64: 56,9% 65: 25,4% Average age: 42,3 Average age: 46,0
Autor 8 Mission A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Division Society and Generations, Administration of Styria Achieving a society for all ages Active by actively shaping the living together of all generations Creation of a supportive environment for active ageing All members of society should be able to live actively through all phases of their life-course (recognize and actively develop potentials). The demographic transition in Styria represents not only a challenge but offers also new opportunities. The Styrian Administration wants to create awareness for the ongoing transition and has set the following objectives for intergenerational policies: Everybody will benefit from sharing the results of raising awareness for intergenerational issues.
Autor 9 Competence Centre for Cooperations A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Department of Society and Diversity, Administration of Styria The Division for Society and Generations was set up in 2011 as a competence center for active ageing and living together of generations. The Division for Society and Generations offers services and initiates and coordinates acitivies in the areas of Awareness raising Information, Service, Consulting Networking Knowledge transfer with the objective to increase the visibility of the topic and to integrate intergenerational thinking and acting into society on all levels.
Autor 10 Awareness raising A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Department of Society and Diversity, Administration of Styria Basic principles: Participation und personal responsibility a)Intergenerational awareness raising Ageing concerns everybody through life-course from the beginning to the end. Thus one has to preemptively deal with ones own ageing (e.g. think about where to live, mobility, …). Intergenerational understanding and interest need to be sparked! How? Enhancement of communication between generations b) Promotion of positive and authentic images of all ages Motto: Do not tell – ask! Everybody is expert of their own living environment! We need to get rid of stereotypes of ageing by using public relations and different media (homepage, publications, film, …)
Autor 11 Information, Service and Consulting A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Department of Society and Diversity, Administration of Styria New homepage including a calendar of events for all generations Dissemination of information of the federal State of Styria on objectives and possibilities for support as well as activities of important partners of the network (consulting sessions, newsletters, new family app, film, …) Specific contributions in journals on different policy fields (education, social welfare, health, …)
Autor 12 Networking A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Department of Society and Diversity, Administration of Styria Living together of all generations in harmony can be supported by Networking within Styrian administration between departments – Generation mainstreaming Networking of NGOs (regional meetings, information on good practice- projects e.g. z.B. via homepage) Exchange between / with experts (workshops, conferences, symposia) Inclusion of all age groups as they are affected (feedback on needs and requirements) – application of audit-processes as well as raising intergenerational awareness
Autor 13 Knowledge transfer A6 FAGD Referat Gesellschaft und Generationen Source: Department of Society and Diversity, Administration of Styria The Styrian competence center of active ageing wants to enhance knowledge transfer from national and international experts from the public and private sector, universities, companies, NGOs and civil population to policy makers and into practice and considers itself a learning organisation. Examples: Generations Conference in Mai 2012, Tour of Generations of the Styrian Councilor for Family Affairs in 2011/2012 through all Styrian regions, … Funding for intergenerational projects A Generations Fund was implemented by the Styrian Administration. Guidelines for funding of intergenerational projects were developed and two calls for projects were carried out in 2011 and In a competitive two step process an expert jury selected the best projects to be funded.