October 31, 2012

Low Japanese birth rate over past four decades reveals dramatic figures by age group according to report


With a low birth rate for the past four decades, the absolute number of adults aged 20 – 24 has been falling rapidly. From 1995 to 2010 the number of people in this age cohort fell 32 per cent, and based on the number of people aged 0-4 years old in 2010, it is due to fall a further 20 per cent by 2030.”

Source: Six ways of staying affluent
By Edward. J. Lincoln
East Asia Forum Quarterly, July – September, 2012. Vol 4. No. 3,page 10.

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