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Top 3 Trends in Higher Education

Declining fertility rates and ageing demographics mean the global population base for young people of tertiary student age remained broadly stable in recent years, and is expected to rise only marginally from now until 2021. Despite this, global enrollment rates in the tertiary sector have increased rapidly, driven by higher demand from emerging markets, where […]
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Consumers in 2018: Key Insights

Euromonitor International’s Consumers team is pleased to present key insights for Consumers in 2018. Global consumer spending will hit a new high of US$45.0 trillion in 2018 in constant terms with much of the growth being driven by emerging markets. These insights from our expert analysts cover digital, household, income, expenditure and population. For example, […]
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New Population Briefing Launched: Size Matters: The Global Fight Against Obesity

Despite global interest in health prevention and wellness, waistlines continue to expand, and as a result obesity and associated problems such as type-2 diabetes and heart disease are reaching alarming proportions, placing an increasing burden on state coffers. This newly published Strategy Briefing, Size Matters: The Global Fight against Obesity, examines trends in overweight and […]
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The Fickle Consumer: Who are They?

Who are fickle consumers? Fickle Consumers are typically hard to connect with, as they listen more to each other than to company messages when making buying choices. In Euromonitor’s 2017 Global Consumer Trends Survey, 62% of respondents considered family/friends as either an extremely or very important influence on their buying decisions, compared to 34% of […]
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New Population Strategy Briefing Launched: Students of Tomorrow

With populations ageing, the pool of potential students is dwindling. However, tertiary education is regarded by many as crucial in a competitive global job market, and rising parental incomes, growth in demand for overseas courses among consumers in emerging markets and an increase in adult learning are all helping to drive global demand. This new Population Strategy Briefing identifies trends in student demographics and […]
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Drivers of Global Population Change

Euromonitor International identified rapid urbanisation, accelerating migration and population ageing as the most important forces of global population change, as they have the power to transform the world we live in. The pace of change, however, varies significantly between different countries. Global population change The world population is expected to exceed 8.5 billion in 2030, […]
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Africa’s three largest BOP markets

What is the BOP? There is no fixed definition of the bottom of the pyramid (BOP), as it contains a mix of incomes, living standards, rural-urban locations, and varying levels of access to goods and services, including education, healthcare and organised financial services. But broadly speaking, the BOP refers to the poorest socioeconomic group in […]
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Top 5 Countries with the Biggest Rise in Urban Population

In the period through to 2030, the top five countries with the biggest urban population expansion, in absolute numbers, are expected to be China, India, Nigeria, Indonesia and Pakistan. Rapid urbanisation boosts economic development and consumer spending growth, as urban consumers enjoy greater purchasing power and are easier to reach than their rural counterparts. Urbanisation is often accompanied by the transition to smaller households and new […]
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Spotting Opportunities in Brazil at Times of Economic Recession

Brazil’s economic recession and socio-political turmoil is the story of a major emerging market in crisis, with implications for many consumer goods companies. In the face of rising unemployment and falling wages, compounded with rising inflation and currency depreciation, consumer expenditure per household fell by 9.3% between 2014 (the year Brazil’s economic recession began in its earnest) and 2016. As well as spending less, Brazilian households […]
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Doing Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid Is Not All about Low-Income Countries

Although low-income consumers predominantly concentrate in developing countries, the idea of doing business at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) is not all about the world’s poorest nations. In developed countries, the number of households with an annual disposable income below US$10,000 (in purchasing power parity – PPP terms) totalled 15.5 million in 2015 and is set […]
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New Population Strategy Briefing: Boom or Bomb – India’s Demographics and Market Impact

Euromonitor International is pleased to launch a new Strategy Briefing: Boom or Bomb – India’s Demographics and Market Impact, which uncovers India’s key demographic trends and their implications for consumer-facing businesses. India is home to nearly a fifth of the global population and is set to overtake China to become the world’s most populous nation in 2025. […]
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Towards a More Inclusive Economy: Key Takeaways from the BOP World Convention and Expo 2016

Euromonitor International was pleased to lead an engaging and informative workshop on “Strategies That Work at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP)” as part of the BOP World Convention and Expo 2016 in Singapore. This year’s convention focused on the theme of “The Future Inclusive Economy: Mass Collaboration across All Sectors”, which aimed at bringing […]
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Brexit: Impact on Consumers

As the uncertainty surrounding a Brexit from the European Union (EU) rumbles on, the Consumers team examine the potential implications of Brexit from the Households, Income and Expenditure and consumer angles. Insights include the uncertainty surrounding the real estate market in the UK, the impact of Brexit on the highest income-wealth segment and the generational divide that […]
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Doing Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Addressing Diversity for Commercial Success

In 2015, there were over 290 million households with an annual disposable income below US$10,000 (in purchasing power parity – PPP terms) who can barely afford discretionary spending (that is, spending on items other than food, non-alcoholic beverages and housing). Yet, large multinationals are paying greater attention to these low-income households at the bottom of […]
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Top 5 Developed Markets with the Best Middle Class Potential

Although emerging and developing economies are leading the global middle class expansion, developed countries will continue to offer more solid middle classes with higher disposable incomes and greater homogeneity in terms of incomes, tastes and needs than their emerging market counterparts. For the long-term period through to 2030, Euromonitor International has identified five developed markets […]
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Global Middle Class Expanding Despite Slow Economy

The Middle Class in both emerging and developed economies will continue to grow over the next five years despite slow economic growth. This expansion is due to a number of key drivers, including improved income distribution, rapid urbanisation, riding education, increasing women in the workforce and improved business environments. Businesses can expect increased spending […]
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