White plague is sweeping the RS-TV: Do you know how much lower the BH. entity loses population per year?

In the Republic of Serbian are very unfavorable demographic trends, and annually missing 7,000 newborns, which significantly affects the socio-economic development.On this today in Banja Luka showed participants a panel discussion "The impact of demographic trends on social security funds and active labor supply" in Banja Luka.

After the panel discussion, organized by the Employers Union of Serbian demographer Stevo Pasalic said that this indicator has a very large socio-economic implications because it reduces the proportion of young people expressed the aging, a decline in the working population, and there is also an unequal spatial development.

He noted that within the framework of the demographic key human resources that carry development in economy and non economic activity. Pasalic said that it is estimated that in the Republic of Serbian in the next five years 100,000 people with their retirement ages to get out of the working age population, and go around 57,000 people, which is a worrying deficit of about 43 percent.

"These are serious indicators in a medium-term five-year period, and we wonder what will happen in 15 or 20 years unless there is a larger shift in the demographic and overall development, which has no significant demographic development," concluded Pasalic.Director of the Employers Union of the Republic of Serbian Sasa Aćić expressed concern that in the next five years in the RS active labor supply could fall below 26,000 people.

"This is a drop of more than 100,000 people. We express our concern and call on the institutions of the RS that on this issue we talk together with the social partners and to the special session to try to find solutions in terms of better natality policy, and the redefinition of the social security system, "said Aćić.

He believes that the discussion of poor demographic indicators should take before making a program of economic reforms in terms of the economic reform program adjusts the population politics.The director of the Fund for Pension and Disability Insurance RS Mladen Milic said that the pension systems which are based on the principle of intergenerational solidarity around the world are in a difficult situation when it comes to sustainability due to reduction of the working population engaged and user rights.