Elderly people exercising outside a temple in Tokyo. Japan is the world’s most aged country with an old-age dependency ratio of 43.3 per cent at the end of 2015. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Opinion: Asia’s ageing population is enough to give policymakers grey hairs

Asia is ‘shifting from being the biggest contributor to the global working-age population to subtracting hundreds of millions of people from it’, the IMF says

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Elderly people exercising outside a temple in Tokyo. Japan is the world’s most aged country with an old-age dependency ratio of 43.3 per cent at the end of 2015. Photo: AFP
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