Asia-Pacific Population Journal

For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region. Published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), APPJ brings out high quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles relevant for population policies and programmes in Asia and the Pacific. Prominent population experts, award-winning demographers, as well as lesser known researchers have been contributing articles, documenting over the years the evolution of thinking in this important sphere.


The ageing population of Brunei Darussalam: Trends and economic consequences

Population ageing has been a topic of considerable interest during the last decade (Knodel, 1999), more so in the developed regions of the world than in the less developed regions. This is so because the process of population ageing has been much slower until recent times in the less developed regions.


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