Population aging in China

report of a study undertaken in China under the project "Emerging issues of the aging of population" by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

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Statementby Study Team China National Committee on Aging.
SeriesAsian population studies series -- no. 95, Document (United Nations) ST/ESCAP/ -- 795
ContributionsChina National Committee on Aging. Study Team
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. --
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL17541646M

Despite the twenty-first century's often being referred to as the Asian Century-indicating hope for economic growth and the rebalancing of the global order-population aging and stagnation present an existential threat to the success of China and other territories of Pacific Asia (namely Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and South Korea). By , this is forecast to rise to 35 per cent of the population, meaning China’s elderly population will be more than the total populations of Germany, France, Japan Author: Clifford Coonan.   The Impact of Aging Populations Ever since Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb and related books began appearing in the s, many have worried about a population explosion on Earth.   China’s aging population will demand high quality and healthy foods. “Start thinking of your consumers not as young consumers but as older consumers,” Bricker said in .

  Population aging—the increase of the share of older individuals in a society due to fertility declines and rising life expectancy—is an irreversible global trend with far-reaching economic and Author: Milena Nikolova.   This book is based on the author’s studies on China’s ageing population and on research carried out by the Global Aging Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC into the present and future impact of ageing on China. “China’s political leaders beginning in roughly will be faced with a difficult choice: allow growing levels of poverty within an exploding elderly population, or provide the resources.   China, which is fast on its way to becoming the most powerful economic force in the world, has four unique characteristics that distinguish it from other countries in Asia: (1) The proportion of aging population is growing faster than that of Japan (the country previously recognized as having the fastest rate) and much faster than nations in western : Sheying Chen.

  Population Aging or Third Demographic Transition nicknamed as well „The Silver Cunami“ became a virtually global phenomenon in the second half of XX century (Bartels, Stephen J et al, ). Purpose of this Research Topic was to gather an array of submissions with the plausible goal of depicting its health care related and socioeconomic by: 5.   The graph shows the population distribution in China in , by broad age group. In , about percent of the population was between 16 and 59 years old.   As we have noted in the Introduction, China has come rather late to the global aging table, not featuring until relatively recently in terms of percentage population aging. However, and as befits the world’s largest country in terms of population, the absolute number of older people in China is higher than for other by: 1.

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Population Aging in China Issue 95 of Asian population studies series: Contributors: China National Committee on Aging. Study Team, United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific: Publisher: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific, Original from: University of Minnesota: Digitized: May 4, Length.

China is aging at a rate that few countries have matched historically. While it will take China 20 years for the proportion of the elderly population to double from 10 to 20 percent (), this process took 23 years in Japan (), 61 years in Germany (), and 64 years in is the oldest country in the world, and has aged more quickly than most other.

InChina's State Council estimated nearly a quarter of Chinese citizens would be age 60 or more byup from % of the population in China’s giant project in social engineering has drawn worldwide attention, both because of its coercive enforcement of strict birth limits, and because of the striking changes that have occurred in China’s population: one of the fastest fertility declines in modern history and a gender gap among infants that is the highest in the by: Population in China (China Today) 1st Edition the rapid aging of the population, and an increase in inequality, particularly between rural and urban residents.

Ultimately, China's demographic story has to be understood as a complex, multi-pieced phenomenon. This book will be essential reading for researchers and students of China and social Cited by: 1. China, which is fast on its way to becoming the most powerful economic force in the world, has four unique characteristics that distinguish it from other countries in Asia: (1) The proportion of Population aging in China book population is growing faster than that of Japan (the country previously recognized as having the fastest rate) and much faster than nations in western Europe.

China's aging population is as big a worry as its debt bomb, if not more so, because China can make its debt disappear at the stroke of a pen, but the government cannot make millions of elderly Author: Kenneth Rapoza. China's Population Aging and New Urbanization: /ch In recent years, fast demographic transition, urbanizationand socio-economic development in China Population aging in China book attention of the world.

The reproduction type ofAuthor: Mingxing Chen, Hua Zhang, Yinghua Gong. A United Nations report, World Population Aging: – (), set forth four important conclusions regarding the trend of populationpopulation aging is unprecedented in the history of humanity.

Byit is predicted the worldwide number of persons aged 60 years and older will be larger than the number of persons aged 15 years and under. “The book contributes significantly to understanding the trend and characteristics of population aging in China,” says Mui.

“It not only offers insights on public policy and the social welfare system but also provides new perspectives for developing and planning future research and program topics.”. China's population is ageing.

By more than a quarter of the population will be over 65 years old and younger generations face an unprecedented burden of care. In the late s and early.

To increase our understanding of the health implications of ageing, particularly in less developed countries, WHO is undertaking the Study on global ageing and adult health (SAGE). This longitudinal follow-up of approximately 50 older adults is being carried out in China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russian Federation and South Africa.

China is aging at an extraordinary speed and has the largest quantity of elderly persons in the world. Scholars utilize this unprecedented living experience of human being and the unique Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) datasets with the aim to answer in this volume the following questions critical to the aging population world wide.

In line with the worldwide trend in population aging, China has become an aging society since The outstanding features of aging, including a large proportion of the older population, rapid growth, dramatic expansion of the oldest-old, and uneven aging distribution, have put China in a unique position.

Population growth has been widely argued to be a major obstacle to economic progress. The old Malthusian Theory of Population is a theory of exponential population growth and arithmetic food Author: Sreenivasarao Vepachedu.

Yaoyin Zhu - Vice President, China National Committee on Aging Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room InChina's State Council estimated nearly a quarter of Chinese citizens would be age 60 or more byup from % of the population in In South Korea, Aging refers to an increase in the proportion of senior citizens divided by the total population.

The elderly population includes those aged 65 or older in the entire population. According to Article 3 no.1 of the Framework Act on Low Birthrate of an Aging Society, the term "aging population" refers to the increasing proportion of elderly people in the entire population.

George Magnus's The Age of Aging is an account of the great population transitions currently under way around the world. Magnus is a renowned City of London economist, now at UBS, and his new book is a guide for the general reader on how the greying of the world will change everything, everywhere.

Further, by China’s older population will likely swell to million, or a quarter of its total population. Rapid aging in China has.

In this book, top Chinese demographers introduce the reader to Chinese population policy, assess its effects and project future consequences. Explains the background to chinas population policy. Discusses of Socio-economic impacts on employment, social welfare, urbanization, gender ratios and the family.

Projects these trends into the future. This indicates that China’s population is aging rapidly. The report also shows that China is urbanizing, with nearly half of the population— million people, or %—living in urban Author: Xizhe Peng. China's giant project in social engineering has drawn worldwide attention, both because of its coercive enforcement of strict birth limits, and because of the striking changes that have occurred in China's population: one of the fastest fertility declines in modern history and a gender gap among infants that is the highest in the world.

These changes have contributed to an imminent. Not only is Japan expected to enter a long period of population decline, but also its inhabitants are aging out of the workforce. Byone in three people will be elderly, researchers project. Over the last few decades, China's population growth had been slowed by its one-child policy, in effect since The government introduced the policy as part of a wider program of economic reform.

But because of the imbalance between the aging population and number of young people, China changed its policy effective for to allow two children to be born per Author: Matt Rosenberg. InChina's State Council estimated nearly a quarter of Chinese citizens would be age 60 or more byup from % of the population in This looming demographic shift will create challenges for the country's social security system and will require new strategies to provide basic public services for senior citizens, including innovative changes to the national.

China now has an increasingly aging population; it is projected that % of the population in will be 65 years of age and older. Health care has improved dramatically in China since Health care has improved dramatically in China since   The China Academy of Social Sciences published its latest report, “Green Book of Population and Labor,” which forecasts that China’s population would reach.

Get this from a library. Population in China. [Nancy E Riley] -- China is home to a fifth of the world s inhabitants. For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive. Update to date information about population of China in Population of China: today, historical, and projected population, growth rate, immigration, median age.

Data tables, maps, charts, and live population clock. The International Handbook of Population Aging is the first comprehensive volume to examine research on a wide array of the profound implications of population aging. Global population aging is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century.

Population projections show that the proportion of the world. China is home to a fifth of the world s inhabitants.

For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive rural-to-urban migration is taking place.

The state has played a direct role in these changes, seeing population control as an important part of its intention to modernize the country. In this .SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- China's population is set to reach a peak of billion in and start a long period of "unstoppable" decline ingovernment scholars said in a research report.This report is the fifth in the series World Population Ageing.

The first report was released in in The first report was released in in conjunction with the Second World Assembly on .