AGE Barometer


AGE Barometer assesses on a yearly basis the socio-economic situation of older people across the EU and how this situation underpins the respect of their human rights. It is based on

  • data collected at national level form AGE members, 
  • statistics collected by the European Union and its agencies. 

This assessment is linked to the monitoring of key policy processes at EU and national levels in regards to ageing, such as:

  • the EU Pillar of Social Rights,
  • the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,
  • the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA). 

Each new edition of AGE Barometer will be used by AGE and its member organisations as an advocacy tool, providing evidence on how the social realities and the respect of human rights in old age evolve in different countries. Our purpose is not to make a classification of EU member states, but to provide a concise overview on how various reforms and legislations relating to ageing succeed in improving the quality of life in old age.

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