Getting to Africa’s Demographic Dividend

Africa Report, Institute for Security Studies, 2018

32 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2018

Date Written: August 31, 2018

Abstract

On their current demographic trajectory, low- and lower-middle-income African states are several decades away from achieving a demographic dividend. This report explores the timing and conditions for African states’ achieving a more rapid demographic transition and looks at the impact on incomes, levels of poverty and other indicators of well-being.

Keywords: Africa, Demographics, Demographic Dividend, Population, Growth, GDP

Suggested Citation

Cilliers, Jacobus (Jakkie), Getting to Africa’s Demographic Dividend (August 31, 2018). Africa Report, Institute for Security Studies, 2018, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3254117 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3254117

Jacobus (Jakkie) Cilliers (Contact Author)

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