! Recently issued !

2018 Active Ageing Index: Analytical report — Advance copy

Active Ageing Index (AAI) in non-EU countries and at subnational level: Guidelines


Policy briefs and other documents

Active Ageing Index 2014. Analytical report (2015) 

 Summary of the Analytical report in English, French, German, Russian

AAI 2014: Active Ageing Index for 28 European Union Countries (2014)

Introducing Active Ageing Index (2013)

Study reports

! NEW ! Analysis of AAI results for different population groups in Italy 2019:  Report

Analysis of AAI results for different population groups in Germany, 2017:  Report

Analysis of AAI results for different population groups in Poland, 2017: Report

! NEW ! Pilot study at regional level in Romania, 2019: Report

Pilot study at local level in Germany, 2016: Report  

Pilot study at national level for Serbia and Turkey, 2015–2016: Report

Pilot study at national level for Georgia, 2012: Report

Methodology paper

Active Ageing Index 2012 Concept, Methodology and Final Results*

*please note that several indicators were revised in the course of the project: updated methodological annexes to the paper are available from Methodology tab.


Updates to the methodology

Detailed Information on Indicators used for the Active Ageing Index 2014



Papers and articles on AAI (under development)


“Active Ageing Index: Insights into Evidence and Policy”, Special 2017 Active Ageing Index Edition of Journal of Population Ageing
Edited by Asghar Zaidi and Kenneth Howse
Issue, 10.1, 2017

Asghar Zaidi, Kenneth Howse 

The Policy Discourse of Active Ageing: Some Reflections

Moritz Hess, Elias Nauman, Leander Steinkopf 

Population Ageing, the Intergenerational Conflict, and Active Ageing Policies – a Multilevel Study of 27 European Countries

Vicente Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Fermina Rojo-Perez

Active Ageing Index: Application to Spanish Regions

Maria Varlamova, Anna Ermolina, Oxana Sinyavskaya  

Active Ageing Index as an Evidence Base for Developing a Comprehensive Active Ageing Policy in Russia

Ivana Djurovic, Veljko Jeremic, Milica Bulajic

A Two-Step Multivariate Composite I-Distance Indicator Approach for the Evaluation of Active Ageing Index

Marvin Formosa 

Responding to the Active Ageing Index: Innovations in Active Ageing Policies in Malta


Perek-Białas, Jolanta; European Commission; Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; Ösb Consulting; Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Institute for Employement Studies); Applica

Active ageing index at the local level. Peer review, Germany, 14–15 April 2016: Synthesis report


Pavlova, Irina Anatolievna; Gumennikov, Iliya Vladimirovich; Monastyrny, Evgeny Aleksandrovich

The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences (EpSBS). 2016. Vol. 7 : Lifelong Wellbeing in the World (WELLSO 2015) : II International Scientific Symposium, 18-22 May 2015, Tomsk, Russian Federation : [proceedings]. [P. 259-269].

Composite Indices as International Approaches to Elderly Population Well-being Evaluation: Evidence from Russia

Klimczuk, Andrzej

International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, Vol. 10, No. 2 2016, pp. 31-59.

Comparative Analysis of National and Regional Models of the Silver Economy in the European Union

Up to 2015


Karpinska, Kasia; Dykstra, Pearl; European Commission;  Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; Ösb Consulting; Applica;  Institute for Employment Studies (Institute for Environment and Sustainability)

The active ageing index and its extension to the regional level. Peer review, Poland, 15–16 October 2014: Synthesis report



Perek-Białas, Jolanta

Studia Humanistyczne AGH; Vol 13, No 4 (2014)

Active ageing and material deprivation of older generations in Europe and in Poland: how do they interplay?