By 2060 Japan’s Population Will Shrink By A Third [Headlines]

By 2060 Japan’s Population Will Shrink By A Third [Headlines]

The future looks bleak for Asian nation where the elderly make up an alarmingly high portion of the population.

Sam McNerney
  • 9 february 2012

Japan‘s population of 128 million will shrink by a third, and over-65s will account for 40% of people by 2060, placing an ever-increasing burden on the working-age population to support the country’s social security and tax systems. Guardian

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