One in 10 Japanese Now Aged Over 80

September 18, 2023 - 5:25 PM
Foreign media reported that one in 10 Japanese citizens is 80 years old or older.

That is according to the statistics released by the Ministry of Inte al Affairs and Communications.

In addition, it is reported that there are 29.1% people over 65 years of age.

Due to this, it is said that the demand of elderly people in the country is increasing.

Funding for pensions and health services may be affected accordingly.

It is also reported that the birth rate has fallen in Japan and the labor force is gradually decreasing.