Sunday, May 25, 2014

Aging Population of the World

Dr Abe V Rotor
Living with Nature School on Blog
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid with Ms Melly C Tenorio
738 DZRB AM Band, 8 to 9 evening class, Monday to Friday

Percentage of population over 60 expected by 2050: US 27%, China 34%, Japan in 1989, 11.6% of the population was 65 years or older, with projections that 25.6% of the population would be over 65 by 2030, and 42% in 2030, the highest in the world. The nation's total population will fall by 25% from 127.8 million in 2005, to 95.2 million by 2050. 

Philippines aging population May 2010: the household population reached 92 million, from this number, senior citizens made up 6.8 percent. The number is higher than the 6 percent recorded last 2000. Among the senior citizens, females (55.8 percent) outnumbered the males (44.2 percent). 

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