Nearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix WongNearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix Wong

Letters | The streets of Hong Kong: where are the alarm bells over poverty rates in rapidly ageing city?

Topic |   Poverty
Nearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix WongNearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 32 per cent of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be aged 65 or older by 2038. According to the 2018 Poverty Situation Report, one in three elderly people in the city are living in poverty. Photo: Felix Wong
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