Impact of Aging Infographics

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HomeInstead has developed the following infographic, that shows how population is Aging and how this is shaping countries around the world.

Below are some of the facts Home Instead has gathered.

​ ​​MAging Infoprahic

  • Global life expectancy has increased globally from 47 to 69 years.
  • By 2017 70% of disposable income will be controlled by Baby Boomers in the US
  • In the developed world, there are already more people over 60 than under 15.
    By 2015 globally there will be more people over 60 than under 15.
  • Today the world has more than 841 million people over 60 years old
    By 2050 there will be more than 2 billion people over 60 years old
  • Today Japan is the only country with more than 30% of the population over 60.
    By 2050 64 nations will have more than 30% of their populations over 60

Sources

  1. United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision. Highlights and Advance Tables. 2013.
  2. The Nielsen Company & BoomAgers LLC. "Introducing Boomers: Marketing's MostValuable Generation." 2012. http://www.nielsen.com/us/en/reports/20 12/introducing-boomers-marketing-s­most-valuable-generation.html
  3. United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge Intemational. Aging in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and A Challenge. 2012

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