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The Demographic Timebomb: A Rapidly Aging Population

Jun 23, 2017 | 12:20 GMT

With record-high amounts of student debt, questionable job prospects, and too much avocado toast in their bellies, many millennials already feel like they are getting the short end of the stick. But here’s another economic headwind they face as they are coming of age: the percentage of the global population that is 65 or older will double from 10% to 20% by 2050.

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