BKR_DEMO Demography

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Jiří Vystoupil, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Viturka, CSc.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Sun 22. 3. 12:50–15:20 P102, Sun 17. 5. 9:20–11:50 P102
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Demography (SDDE) The elementary course of demography intends to introduce students to those phenomena and processes which are related to the reproduction of population; these are both, the phenomena and processes connected with the natural reproduction of population and spatial movement of population, i.e. migration. Population represents one of the most significant economic categories. Understanding and studying it through demographic indicators and demographic analysis is a very important prerequisite for effective work in economics. Examination: written test, oral exam
  • 1. General issues of demography. Object of study, definition of basic terms.
  • 2. Demographic and geodemographic phenomena.
  • 3. Population structure analysis.
  • 4 - 5. Mortality and morbidity.
  • 6. Marriages and divorces.
  • 7. Fertility and natality.
  • 8. Natural reproduction characteristics.
  • 9. Population presumption and projection.
  • 10. Population evolution of the world, regions and states.
  • 11 - 12. The role of the Czech Republic in world demographic evolution.
  • 13. Population theory and policy.
  • 14. Contemporary population trends in the Czech Republic.
  • BURCIN, Boris and Tomáš KUČERA. Aktuální stav a perspektivy populačního vývoje České republiky do roku 2020. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1995. 25 s. ISBN 8071840521. info
  • Populační vývoj České republiky 1990-2002. Edited by Zdeněk Pavlík - Milan Kučera. 1. vyd. Praha: Demoart, 2002. 98 s. ISBN 80-902686-8-4. info
  • Populační vývoj České republiky 2001 - 2006. 1 vyd. Praha: Demoart, 2007. 114 s. ISBN 978-80-86561-77-6. info
  • PAVLÍK, Zdeněk, Jitka RYCHTAŘÍKOVÁ and Alena ŠUBRTOVÁ. Základy demografie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1986. 732 s. : i. info
  • VESELÁ, Jana. Základy demografie. Vyd. 1. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 1997. 90 s. ISBN 8071941018. info
  • VESELÁ, Jana. Základy demografie. Vyd. 1. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 1997. 90 s. ISBN 8071940968. info
  • VYSTOUPIL, Jiří and Zdeňka TARABOVÁ. Základy demografie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2004. 150 s. ISBN 8021036176. info
Assessment methods
Examination: written test, oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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