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Study: Elderly Populations To Reach 1 Billion Within 10 Years

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A new study says the number of elderly people around the world is growing faster than any other age group, and could reach 1 billion within the next 10 years. The study, titled Aging in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge, was issued this week by the United Nations Population fund. It says […]

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ADB: Asia Must Plan for Unprecedented Aging of Population

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Asian governments are being warned to plan for the future as the region’s population ages more rapidly than ever in human history. The Asian Development Bank says in a report Wednesday that China’s ratio of elderly to working-age people will quadruple by 2050. It says other countries with fairly younger populations, like India, Pakistan and […]

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