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Dependency rising with fewer workers to support more seniors

Seniors in France are the least supported, Bloomberg study of 178 countries shows

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In Japan, where many people work beyond the statutory pensionable age of 65, payments from the government-run pension system account for more than 10 per cent of GDP.

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THE world's working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index.

Conventional measures of old-age dependency calculate the ratio of people ages 65 and older with those...

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