A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua
A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua

Sharp growth in Hong Kong’s elderly population worries census chief

Proportion aged 65 or above hits record 16 per cent, while under-14s account for just 11 per cent

Topic |   Ageing society
A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua
A large population of elderly people will strain medical and care services. Photo: Xinhua
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