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Greying Asia: A case of increasing the retirement age?

Interesting post on the Asian Development Bank blog around aging populations globally.  It starts off by referencing the following tweets from Hans Rosling:

“Life expectancy at birth in the world: 1960=50 years, 2013=70 years…” 

“Number of births/women in the world: 1960=5.0, 2013=2.5 ...” 

You know it intuitively but fascinating to see the numbers! The graphic below looks at the increase in life expectancy and decline in fertility rate over time.

Read the full ADB post here.

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