Ageing population is ‘worrying’ say MPs

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Ageing population is ‘worrying’ say MPs
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The ageing of the population as shown by the latest census is very worrying, MPs said on Tuesday after a meeting of the ad hoc committee on demographics.

Committee president, and Elam MP, Linos Papayiannis, said the preliminary 2021 population census showed that individuals under the age of 15 account for just 15.9 per cent of the population while those over the age of 65 account for 16.7 per cent.

“This means that we have a clear indication of an ageing population that will have adverse chain effect… unfortunately, it is very worrisome,” he said.

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Ageing population is ‘worrying’ say MPs

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