ANALYSIS: UN’s High Fertility Projections Still Show Rapid Global Aging
By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.
NEW YORK, September 15 (C-FAM) Even with its highly optimistic fertility projections, the new UN population forecast predicts a grayer world than the one imagined by its 2009 report which used much lower fertility estimates.
Perhaps most significant is the steep rise in society’s proportion of the old (65 years or older) and very old (80 years and older). By 2050, these groups will be 2 percent … [More]