India, an ageing country

A global report shows that while India is now a young nation, it would be an ageing country by 2040
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First Published: Mon, Oct 01 2012. 08 54 AM IST
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Updated: Mon, Oct 01 2012. 09 02 AM IST
On the International Day of Older Persons on Monday, a global report released by the United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge shows that while India is now a young nation, it would be an ageing country by 2040. The study also shows that there would be more women than men among the elderly.
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First Published: Mon, Oct 01 2012. 08 54 AM IST
More Topics: Ageing | UN | elderly | sex ratio |
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