The proportion of elderly adults around the world is rising, while the proportion of younger children is falling.

View video at: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/05/the-world-is-about-to-see-an-unprecendented-demographic-shift/

Read the full article at: www.weforum.org.

At a time when we relatively sophisticated, well-read and well-educated professionals search to find new ideas and when we thrill at receiving one fresh tidbit of food for thought, this 1.03-minute video gives up a three-course meal to chew on and stew over.

 

Created by the World Economic Forum, the video presents unnerving and unsettling facts about the world population from the 1950s through today with projections into 2050.  The conclusion is that we are in for a “demographic tidal wave.”

 

Assuming the validity of the projections and conclusions, we will need all our sophistication, education and ideas to handle this one.