QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE ELDERLY POPULATION DURING THE VIRUS COVID 19 PANDEMIC WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AGRICULTURISTS

Abstract

In the Republic of Serbia, on March 15th, 2020 Government decided to declare a state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the measures was a movement ban for people over 65 in urban areas and those over 70 in rural areas. This research should indicate how people over 65 in urban areas have endured this situation, especially in relation to the same population in rural areas, as well as implications of the movement ban on the quality of life of the elderly population. Special importance is given to the rural population engaged in agriculture. A tool of data collection in this research was anonymous survey. Respondents’ answers were statistically processed, which led to clear conclusions about the large negative consequences for the elderly population, including the agricultural activities in rural areas. Covid-19 is still present, which opens further questions related to the quality of life of the elderly population, if necessity for similar measures recurs in the future.

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Published
2020-12-26
How to Cite
RADANOV, Pavle et al. QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE ELDERLY POPULATION DURING THE VIRUS COVID 19 PANDEMIC WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AGRICULTURISTS. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 67, n. 4, p. 1155-1167, dec. 2020. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/1831>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj2004155R.
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