Here is a very interesting article published today in the New York Times of how rapidly industrialized nations are aging. For the sake of comparison, Statistics Finland forecasts that 27% of our population will be over 65 years by 2040 from 17% in 2009.
YOU MAY KNOW that the world’s population is aging — that the number of older people is expanding faster than the number of young — but you probably don’t realize how fast this is happening. Right now, the world is evenly divided between those under 28 and those over 28. By midcentury, the median age will have risen to 40. The read on click here.