July 22, 2011

JAPAN: Elderly households number exceeds 10 million

PARIS, France / Courrier International / July 13, 2010

AFP

According to the annual data provided by the Ministry of Health and Labour, the number of households composed of people over 65 years has exceeded for the first time in history the threshold of 10 million, reports the Nihon Keizai Shimbun . Now they number 10,207,000, or 21% of all Japanese households.

See the Nihon Keizai Shimbun report in Japanese/translated

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