Population Ageing: Challenges in the Asia Pacific and Beyond

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Population ageing is presenting challenges to policy makers across the globe. This chapter outlines the concept of ageing, discusses the factors contributing to ageing, and identifies the associated policy and community challenges. The links between population ageing and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are also outlined. In this book the experience, challenges and policy responses to ageing are discussed in the context of selected countries in the Asia- Pacific-Indian Ocean region. The chapter identifies the key issues and outlines the structure of the book.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAgeing Asia and the Pacific in Changing Times
EditorsSubas Dhakal, Alan Nankervis, John Burgess
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer Nature
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-16-6663-6
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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