DATA ON AGING: JAPAN
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Suggested citation for maps: AHWIN, “Data on Aging,” www.ahwin.org/data-on-aging; by Hayashi et al., “Demand and Supply of Long-Term Care for the Older Persons in Asia” (ERIA Research Project Report, 2019, updated)
Suggested citation for charts: AHWIN, “Data on Aging,” www.ahwin.org/data-on-aging; compiled based on United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision, Key Findings and Advance Tables (2019).
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In 2000, there were 4 people aged 15–64 in Japan for every 1 person 65 years or older.
In 2050, that number is expected to drop to 1.4 people—a roughly 65% decrease.