With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang
With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang

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With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang
With the elderly expected to account for a third of the population by 2041, recurrent government expenditure to maintain the same service quality is estimated to increase by 6.5 per cent every year, from HK$52.4 billion to HK$285 billion. Photo: Sam Tsang
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