Growing Old Before Becoming Rich: Challenges of An Aging Population in Sri Lanka
By 2050, Sri Lanka will go through an unprecedented demographic transition into an aging population at a lower level of per capita income than other aging economies. This publication analyzes the living arrangements and incomes of the over-60s in Sri Lanka, and patterns and trends of aging. It identifies the challenges the country is likely to face and suggests how policy makers can tackle them.
- Sri Lanka’s Demographic Transition: Growing Old Before Becoming Rich
- The State of the Elderly
- Pensions and Old-Age Income Support
- Labor Market and Population Aging
- Health and Long-Term Care for the Elderly
- Summary and Conclusion