In Hong Kong, while the city’s population will grow from 6.8 million in 2003 to 8.38 million by 2033, the proportion of citizens aged 65 or above will grow dramatically, from 11 per cent to 27 per cent over the same period. Photo: Xinhua

Longer life spans must mean longer working lives

Andrew Chung says to cope with population ageing, developed economies must create a working environment that is friendly to elderly people

Topic |   Ageing society

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In Hong Kong, while the city’s population will grow from 6.8 million in 2003 to 8.38 million by 2033, the proportion of citizens aged 65 or above will grow dramatically, from 11 per cent to 27 per cent over the same period. Photo: Xinhua
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