U.S. Census Bureau releases report on global aging
In a report commissioned by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) and titled “An Aging World: 2008”, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that “in just over 30 years, the proportion of older people (65 and older) will double from 7 percent to 14 percent of the total world population.” The report outlines health and other issues in both developed and developing countries that will accompany this demographic change.
Read the U.S. Census Bureau press release here.
Read the NIH press release here.
Read the full report here.
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