China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters
China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters

China to tap elderly population in bid to tackle looming demographic crisis, boost economy

  • China is planning policies to boost the economic contribution of its elderly citizens, including improving their use of technology
  • In 2019, 12.6 per cent of China’s population was aged 65 or above and that group will hit 300 million by 2025, official data shows

Topic |   China's population
China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters
China’s population aged 65 or above will hit 300 million by 2025, according to official estimates. Photo: Reuters
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