Addressing Older Persons' Vulnerability during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Note: This article was originally published in Reliefweb on 30 September 2020. ERIA was mentioned.
One in nine persons in the world is aged 60 years or over. This number is projected to increase to five in nine persons by 2050, demonstrating that population ageing is a global phenomenon that we can no longer ignore. In Indonesia, the current population size of people over 60 years old is estimated to be 28 million people and is expected to almost double to 50 million people by 2035.
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