Migration & Integration
Strict citizenship laws are weakening democratic participation, especially in cities that are hubs of international migration – such as Vienna.
Vienna has a democratic deficit. Already, 25% of the voting-age population is excluded from participating in citywide and national elections.
Infographic illustrating Vienna’s electorate gap.
A collection of Metropop contributions dealing with the topic of Vienna’s shrinking electorate.
Increasing secularisation and international migration diversified the religious landscape.
A circular data visualisation that makes international migration flow data more accessible.
Although the population of Vienna is steadily increasing since 25 years, the city’s electorate is stagnating at the level of the early 1980s.
As the case of Vienna shows, the continuous influx of international migrants during the last decades diversified the populations of many European cities.