Dr. Lorenz Weimann
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Similar trends are predicted for other G-20 states, notably Russia, Canada, South Korea and China. The situation is already more dramatic in Japan than in the EU, where there are around 6 million school-leavers versus 10 million 60- to 65-years-olds. In the US, on the other hand, the number of people of working age is still on the rise. This is due to the country’s attractiveness as an immigration destination, as well as to a rise in the birth rate.