Dementia on the rise

If no cure is found, the number of dementia cases worldwide will triple from 36 million today to more than 115 million by 2050 as a result of rising life expectancy. This is the main finding in the most recent issue of Allianz Demographic Pulse, which is dedicated to the topic of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Progress towards balanced growth in eurozone

This year’s Allianz Euro Monitor reveals that, for the first time since 2007, the macroeconomic imbalances within the eurozone as a whole have decreased slightly.

Demography as an Investment Opportunity

People are living longer; the global population is growing. The particularly strong population growth in the emerging economies is simultaneously accompanied by dynamic economies. A new study by Allianz Global Investors (AGI) looks at the opportunities that this development is now offering investors.

What demographic shifts mean for our pensions

Prevent old-age poverty or maintain our standard of living? How do we adequately prepare for old age? A new publication by Allianz Global Investors provides clarity and insights for forward-looking investment strategies.

Rising life expectancy drives global growth of population

New publications on demographic trends / In just 100 years the world's population quadrupled to 7 billion / Global population aging at double speed: birth rates are falling and life expectancy is rising

Floods effects greatly underestimated

Floods are the most common natural catastrophe worldwide. And yet the risks from them are largely man-made or at least aggravated by human activity. A new paper by Allianz looks at risks and basic steps people can take to reduce their damages.

ESG factors may enhance investment performance

New research from RCM, a company of Allianz Global Investors, reveals that investors’ portfolios are not negatively impacted by the introduction of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into the stock selection process, and demonstrate a probability of outperformance over the longer term.

The number of "Methusalems" keeps growing

According to the latest UN forecasts the number of people aged 90 years and older will increase six-fold by the middle of this century. In 2050, worldwide more than 71 million people are expected to be 90 and older and around 3.2 million of them will have already celebrated their 100th birthday.

China's workforce population at a turning point

Decrease of workforce population expected from 2013 onward / Aging process gains momentum / Effects of termination of one-child policy questionable