Implication of demographic dimension in local sustainable development Case study: Cuejdiu hydrographic basin


  • Ana-Andreea Ghiurcă Ghiurcă Department of Geography,Faculty of Geography and Geology,“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași, Romania
  • Alexandra Raluca Iordan Faculty of Chemistry, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași, Romania


population, demographic dimension, Cuejdiu hydrographic basin, case study


Analysis of demographic indicators show a high importance to highlight the economic aspects of the area, being a point of support for the process of sustainable development. The deterioration of population demography in the past 20 years is based on a multitude of complex causes, and is the result of the entire political, economic and social situations of transition. The human development index, calculated for the years 1992, 2002 and 2010, has a gradual evolution, highlighting an improvement in the demographic situation in analyzed area ,of the human capital tends to a stable equilibrium. Problems identified are focused on decreasing birthrate and incrising mortality rate, issues highlighted at both regional and national level, which should be resolved through the development of effective demographic policies, to support people in dealing with existing demographic decline. The new strategies proposed by specialized institutions will contribute to both demographic increase and standard of living (health care quality and access to medical services).