Course objectives (competences): The course content will try to help students better understand all issues and problems related to the population (population) such as natural movement (birth rate and mortality), migration, structure and projections of the country’s population and so on. . In that way, students will get a clear idea of the importance of the population through its dichotomous function (production and consumption). At the same time, they will be able to better understand the demographic development and its connection and the presence of feedback with the economic development of a country or region.
Keywords: Population, birth rate, mortality, migration, population policy
By following the demographic trends of the population, students will gain knowledge about the interaction impact between the demographic and economic development of the country. In that way they will discover and explain the more important structural changes and contingents of the population (preschool, school, fertile and able-bodied contingent). Through the acquired knowledge of the subject, the students will be able to follow the growth of the population (in total and in its individual structures), as well as to make its projections for the future period. In that way they become capable of conducting a consistent, unique and differentiated population policy in our country.