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The US is in the danger zone for a ‘demographic time bomb’

Americans aren’t having enough babies to replace the population, according to a new report from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The country’s total fertility rate is 16% below what’s required to keep the population stable. Experts have cited several reasons for the decline in births, including women delaying […]
The US is in the danger zone for a ‘demographic time bomb’
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10 countries at risk of becoming demographic time bombs

All around the world, countries are seeing dwindling birth rates and rising life expectancy. Ageing populations are leading to greater spending on healthcare and pensions, but the number of people working and paying taxes is steadily going down. As a result, these countries are at risk of becoming “demographic time […]
10 countries at risk of becoming demographic time bombs
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10 countries at risk of becoming demographic time bombs

All around the world, countries are seeing dwindling birth rates and rising life expectancy. Ageing populations are leading to greater spending on healthcare and pensions, but the number of people working and paying taxes is steadily going down. As a result, these countries are at risk of becoming “demographic time […]
10 countries at risk of becoming demographic time bombs