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emerging challanges of ageing

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Thelma KayDirectorEmerging Social Issues DivisionUNESCAP
Emerging Challengesand Opportunities ofAgeing
Decreasing fertility in the ESCAP region
Fertility trends by major regions of the world 1950-2005
Source: World Population Prospects: The 2006 Revision,
United Nations Population Division, New York.
012345671950-19551955-19601960-19651965-19701970-19751975-19801980-19851985-19901990-19951995-20002000-2005
   T  o   t  a   l   f  e  r   t   i   l   i   t  y  r  a   t  e
EuropeNorthern AmericaAustralia/New ZealandAsiaEastern AsiaSouth-Central AsiaSouth-Eastern AsiaWestern Asia
 
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Lowest-low fertility (TFR
1.5)
0.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 8.0 10.0GeorgiaArmeniaRussian FederationJapanSingaporeRepublic of KoreaHong Kong, ChinaMacao, ChinaTFR2005-20101990-19951970-1975
Source: World Population Prospects: the 2006 Revision,
United Nations Population Division, New York
.
Increasing Life Expectancy in ESCAP region
3540455055606570758085
   1   9   5   0  -   1   9   5   5   1   9   5   5  -   1   9   6   0   1   9   6   0  -   1   9   6   5   1   9   6   5  -   1   9   7   0   1   9   7   0  -   1   9   7   5   1   9   7   5  -   1   9   8   0   1   9   8   0  -   1   9   8   5   1   9   8   5  -   1   9   9   0   1   9   9   0  -   1   9   9   5   1   9   9   5  -  2   0   0   0  2   0   0   0  -  2   0   0   5
Years
EuropeNorthern AmericaAustralia/New ZealandAsiaEastern AsiaSouth-Central AsiaSouth-Eastern AsiaWestern Asia
Source: World Population Prospects: The 2006 Revision,
United Nations Population Division, New York.
Life expectancy at birth by major region of the world1950-2010
 
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0 10 20 30 40 50JapanRepublic of KoreaSingaporeChinaThailandIndonesiaMyanmarViet NamMalaysiaPhilippinesCambodiaLao People's Democratic RepublicBrunei DarussalamPercentage2005 2025 2050
Percentage of population over age 60
Source: World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision,
United Nations Population Division, New York.
Population ageing rapidly in ESCAP region
Speed of population ageing in selected countries
Number of years required or expected for per cent of populationaged 65 or over to rise from 7% to 14%
More developed countries
26454565697385115Japan 1970-1996Spain 1947-1995United Kingdom 1930-1975Canada 1944-2009United States 1944-2013Australia 1938-2011Sweden 1890-1975France 1865-1980
Less developed countries
1919222326Republic of Korea 1999-2018Singapore 2000-2019Thailand 2003-2025Sri Lanka 2004-2027China 2000-2026
Source 
: Kinsellaand Philippes(2005). “Global Ageing: The Challenge of Success”,
Population Bulletin 
, vol. 60, No. 1.

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