Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Overview

Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Overview

Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Abstract

The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing profound and rapid population changes. All countries in Asia and the Pacific are in the process of ageing at an unprecedented pace. This overview summarizes the current trends in the process of ageing, through discussions on gender dimensions, accessibility to pensions and legislation on older persons. Key recommendations for policy-makers are also put forward for future reference.

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