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Parallels Between the Singaporean and Japanese 'Silver Tsunami'

Posted on Oct 10, 2012 by Sergio Ulloa ()  | Tags: Aging, birth rate, children, elderly, Japan, Medical, Population, Silver Tsunami, Singapore

A recent publication from the Singapore Department of Statistics has stated that the city state has continued to see a year-over-year increase in its population from 5.18 million in 2011 to 5.31 million in 2012. However, the reality of the situation is that annual population growth has slowed from 3.5% to 2.5% and officials and academics in Singapore have recognized that the city may eventually run into the same aging population issues that have begun to effect other developed countries.

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