The German Society for Demography is a politically independent association of scientists as well as scientifically interested or active persons and .. Read more institutions who are active in the field of demography or in related disciplines. The DGD was created in June 2001 through the merger of the German Society for Population Science, founded in Hamburg in 1952, and the Johann-Peter-Süßmilch Society for Demography, founded in 1990 on the initiative of demographers from the former GDR. Its members include demographers, sociologists, economists, political scientists, geographers, statisticians, historians, psychologists, medical professionals and representatives from other fields as well as experts from other European countries. The society sees itself as a platform for the discussion of theoretical, methodological and current questions in population science. It wants to promote the progress of knowledge in questions of theoretical and problem-oriented demography in spoken and written. It deals with methods and results of demography / population science, population statistics and the relevant research in the specialist areas involved and discusses them on the basis of specialist theories and practical experience. It seeks to promote an understanding of demographic problems in the public The close cooperation with foreign societies serves the international exchange of population science. To this end, it maintains contacts with international demographic associations such as the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). The DGD wants to promote the dialogue of all those involved in good will. It therefore condemns all views and actions directed against the dignity of persons or their equality. It works for a population development that supports general welfare.
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