武汉sz品茶什么意思：15 years later, nearly 30% of Koreans will be 65 years and older
15 years later, nearly 30% of Koreans will be 65 years and older
According to a report released by the Korea Statistics Bureau on the 15th,By 2035,South Korea’s population of 65 years and older accounts for approximately 30% of the total population.Many people worry,The rapid aging of the population will affect South Korea’s economic development.
The report shows,This year, South Korea has 8.03 million people aged 65 and over.It accounts for 16.1%.Although the total population is expected to fall after reaching its peak in 2028,The population will accelerate aging,The population of 65 and over may reach 10 million in 2025.15.24 million in 2035,It accounts for 29 of the total population.5%.By 2040,The elderly population of the same age group is expected to increase to 17.22 million.It accounts for 33 of the total population.9%.
Yonhap News Agency reported,The rapid aging of the population and the repeated low fertility rate,This means that the cost of health and welfare services for the elderly is rising,The national financial burden will increase.
Many young people in South Korea choose to stay away from love, marriage and childbirth.The main reasons are that the economic recession has increased employment pressure, housing prices have soared, children’s education costs are high, and it is difficult for full-time mothers to “return” to the workplace.
The report shows,By 2040,South Korea’s economically active population may decrease by 8.71 million.(Chen Dan)[Micro Feature]