2015 is roughly the half way point to one of the most astounding transformations in history.  By 2060, for the first time in history, children will be no more numerous than any other age group, and the number of elderly will have increased significantly. This easy to understand, clear summary from The Economist is well-worth the four minutes it takes to watch.  

 

Shannon Roberts

Shannon Roberts is co-editor of MercatorNet's blog on population issues, Demography is Destiny. While she has a background as a barrister, writing has been a life-long passion and she has contributed...