Why ageing citizenry is a challenge across the globe, particularly for India

​​​From 5% of the population in 1950, senior citizens were close to 10% of the population by 2016, and this is estimated to rise to 19% by 2050, when about one in five Indians will be 60 years or older, according to the UN, which declared October 1 as International Day of Older Persons.

Why ageing citizenry is a challenge across the globe, particularly for India
​​​From 5% of the population in 1950, senior citizens were close to 10% of the population by 2016, and this is estimated to rise to 19% by 2050, when about one in five Indians will be 60 years or older, according to the UN, which declared October 1 as International Day of Older Persons.