Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters
Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters

China’s Communist Party meets worker anger with plan to raise retirement age for greying population

  • Proportion of people in China aged over 60 may exceed 33 per cent by 2053
  • The retirement age has not changed for more than four decades and is lower than in many other countries

Topic |   China Society
Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters
Workers in China may have to wait longer to retire, according to a plan by the Communist Party. Even though no details or dates for raising the retirement age were specified, workers have been vocal on social media. Photo: Reuters
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