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More people worldwide are living into old age, but the gains in the United States were much smaller, according to a new study.

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  • World’s older population grows dramatically | National ...
    The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. According to a new report, “ An Aging World: 2015,” this percentage is projected to jump to nearly 17 percent of the world’s population by 2050 (1.6 billion).
    10/21/2020 - 4:20 am | View Website
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  • Nearly Half the World Lives on Less than $5.50 a Day
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 — Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said. Living on less than $3.20 per day reflects poverty lines in lower-middle-income countries, while $5.50 a ...
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  • Ageing and health
    People worldwide are living longer. Today, for the first time in history, most people can expect to live into their sixties and beyond. By 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years and older is expected to total 2 billion, up from 900 million in 2015. Today, 125 million people are aged 80 years or older.
    10/20/2020 - 4:35 am | View Website
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