TITLE

PLANET OF THE AGED

AUTHOR(S)
MARSA, LINDA; GALL, CHRIS
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Discover;Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Th article focuses on the aging of the world population, which is 2012 has two billion people who are at least 60 years old, notes population statistics and life expectancy in Germany, Italy, Japan, and the U.S. in 2012 and the projections for 2062, and the social and economic effects of Japan's low birthrate and demographic shift.
ACCESSION #
79697529

 

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