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  • 1. Demographic Trends –the Risks of Sustainabilityfor Enterprises in Latvia Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012
  • 2. 1DemographicSituation in Latvia Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012
  • 3. Pyramid of Latvian population by gender and age (beginning of the 2012) Data by Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 3
  • 4. Projected old-age dependency ratio projected number of persons aged 65 and over __________________________________________________________________ projected number of persons aged between 15 and 64Source: Eurostat Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 4
  • 5. Resident population by major age groups in Latvia in years 2000 and 2012Share in the total population, in percent, CSB data (beginning of the year) Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 5
  • 6. Improvement in the area of demographyMore and more often the issue of demography becomes topical atSaeima, as well as the Cabinet of Ministers.How do you think – will the government be able to reachimprovements in the area of demography? 89% don’t believe government could succeed improvements in the sphere of demographicsBasis: economically active inhabitants of Latvia at the age from 18 to 55 years old n=800, May 2011 Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 6
  • 7. Demographic issues as a priorityAccording to the results of the Population Census, negative tendencies in the Latviansituation of demography were found. Politicians and the government pointed out to theneed to solve these demographic problems and to implement reforms in various areas ofpolitics.How do you think, has the government taken the solutions of thedemographic problems for its priority? The answer “inhabitants themselves” significantly more often was named by Latvians, people with comparatively higher income and those living alone. Who do You think is responsible for solving the demographic issues?88% say demographicproblems are not priority forthe governmentBasis: economically active inhabitants of Latvia at the age from 18 to 55 years old n=700, March 2012 Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 7
  • 8. 2Risks for Enterprises andStakefolders Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012
  • 9. Risks for Enterprises  Less clients/ less profit  Lack of working force  Change of products/ services orientation  Increase in necessity of stuff training (mostly for seniors; immigrants?)  Adjustment of working space  More expenses for health related issues  Establish part-time jobs, teleworking (mothers, elderly)  ... Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 9
  • 10. Risks for Stakeholders  Gap between existing and required skills  Long working life  Poverty at the age of pension  Change in the working process  Strongest centers will get stronger, weak – disappear  Developing of the immigrant policies  Emigration continues  ... Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 10
  • 11. The company managers’ and economically active residents’ opinionsabout the most important aspects in the Latvian companies’ activityneeded for the promotion of the development of Latvia in long term Please, mention three most important things that, according to your opinion, are significant for the Latvian companies’ to promote the development of Latvia in long term!Question with several answers (% sum > 100)Basis: economically active inhabitants of Latvia at the age from 18 to 55 years old, n=750; the top level managers of companies n = 369. Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 11
  • 12. Seniors “Today’s older people have valuable skills and experience that younger people can draw on and benefit from.” (2012 - European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations) “The faster-evolving and more technologically sophisticated a society becomes, the more rapidly job skills -- and elderly workers, sadly -- become obsolete.” (Phillip Longman, demographer)  Contest “Senior-friendly company” (Welfare Ministry & Institute for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility )  “Get connected, Latvia!” – free computer lessons for people 50+ (Lattelecom)  ... Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 12
  • 13. Immigration and open bordersA possibility to open the borders to immigrants is considered as one ofthe potential solutions to avoid the increase in the age of pension.Do you personally support the increase in immigration and theopening of the borders to avoid the increase in the age ofpension? 25% support the increase in immigration and opening of the borders “Although in the political discourse we are talking about undesirability of immigrants, the experience of world everyday practice shows that it is not a sustainable strategy position.” Study “Intergation of imigrants in Latvia”, 2009, BISSBasis: economically active inhabitants of Latvia at the age from 18 to 55 years old n=700, March 2012 Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 13
  • 14. Pyramid of Latvian population by gender and age (beginning of the 2012) Data by Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012 14
  • 15. Thank you!Contact information:Natalja KovaļovaAccount Support ManagerTel: 67 096 316E-mail: natalja.kovalova@tns.lvWeb: www.tns.lvAddress: Kronvalda bulvāris 3-2 Rīga, LV-1010 Demographic Trends – the Risks of Sustainability for Enterprises in Latvia © TNS November 2012