118-0407/01 – Demography (DEMOGR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Regional and Environmental EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
S1O70 RNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course grants students basic knowledges of population reproduction. The main components of this process are natural increase and migration. Demographic studies present knowledges about population development and changes of the primary population structures (age composition, national and religion structure etc.). Student learns to use demographic indicators, gets acquainted with demographic situation in Czech Republic and in the world.

Teaching methods



Compulsory literature:

NEWEL, C. (1994). Methods and Models in Demography. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Recommended literature:

CALDWELL, J. C., CALDWELL, B. K., CALDWELL, P., MCDONALD, P. F., SCHINDLMAYR, T. (2006). Demographic Transition Theory. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Předmět bude ukončen zápočtovým testem a odevzdáním seminární práce (analýzy v excelu).


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The place of demography in the process of cognition. 2. Demographic matters and approaches to their determination. 3. Basic resources of demographic analyses. 4. Analytical procedures at studies of demographic reproduction. 5. Wider conditionalities of the population development. 6. Demography of the world countries.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 85 (85) 85 3
        projekt ze cvičení Semestral project 35  35
        zápočtový test Other task type 50  50
Mandatory attendence participation: Rozsah povinné účasti

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Subject block without study plan - EKF - K - cs 2016/2017 Part-time Czech Optional EKF - Faculty of Economics stu. block

Assessment of instruction

2015/2016 Winter