Type 8: description and recommendation
In comparison to the average your village is affect by decline in the strongest way. The relationship between young and elder population groups is very disproportionate. The elder population group is growing very strong, whereas the young population groups are diminishing. There are considerable more emigrants than immigrants. The family relationships are concentrating to the close neighbourhood very seldom, so that you have to worry about a higher risk of empty houses in the next 20 years already.
2. Is there a social life in your village (associations, clubs etc.)?
2a. Are there many inhabitants participating in clubs, associations etc?
2b. Are there some younger ones among them, too?
Your motto is: strengthen your strong points and remove the weak ones! If your economical results are not satisfying, you should try to remove possible problems in this area. In which way could you and the community support local enterprises? If social life is not properly developed - what could be improved, e.g. concerning clubs and associations? Is there a good youth work? How could you improve it?
Village examples for this type:Juodaiciai (Lithuania)