January 15, 2014

"Population of working age in Japan is falling by 0.7 per cent a year" Martin Wolf

Picture: Street scene in Tokyo, Japan

"The population of working age is falling at a rate of about 0.7 per cent a year. The employment ratio , at 80 per cent for men aged 15-64 in 2012, is higher than in other big high-income economies"

Source: Why Abenomics will disappoint Japan
By Martin Wolf
Financial Times
Thursday 19th December,2013
Australian Financial Review
Page 18

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