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Aging in Japan

Hiroshi Kojima

Aging in Japan

population policy implications

by Hiroshi Kojima

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Published by Institute of Population Problems, Ministry of Health and Welfare in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Aging -- Japan.,
    • Older people -- Japan -- Family relationships.,
    • Japan -- Population policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHiroshi Kojima.
      SeriesReprint series ;, no. 25., Reprint series (Jinkō Mondai Kenkyūjo (Japan)) ;, no. 25.
      ContributionsJinkō Mondai Kenkyūjo (Japan).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.J3 K63 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. [197]-214
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL622881M
      LC Control Number96222154
      OCLC/WorldCa35107833

      Some have also questioned whether aging of the population is a cause of the low inflation in the U.S. since the recession. Since the average age of Japan’s popula-tion is older than that of most other devel-oped countries, Japan provides a laboratory for studying the causal effects of aging. In Japan, the ratio of the population older.   A robust combination of demographic factors is animating Japan’s age wave. The ageing of Japan’s baby boomer generation (–), which began reaching the normal retirement age of 65 in , has been a large part of the impetus behind the country’s population shift.

      Japan is also facing the problem of increase in aging population and researches are conducted to explore the cause of increase in aging population, the challenges and propose solution for it 3. In 20 years, Singapore will have the same demographic profile as Japan has today. In other words, about one in four people will be over the age of And in Japan, the picture is not pretty.

      Japan is one of the most rapidly aging societies in the world. A quarter of the population is age 65 or older. In Tokyo alone, some million residents will be 65 .   How to fund Japan's ageing society In the last of a series on Japan's population crisis, the BBC's Philippa Fogarty looks at how Japan plans to pay for its ageing society. Mr and Mrs Momonoki say they trust the government to look after them. Every weekend, Mr Momonoki and his wife try to make the walk to Tokyo's Asakusa Kannon shrine.


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