Gradually, then suddenly: Demographic trends into 2050

We talk about secular demographic trends quite often. You may have heard the phrases:

“The Nigerian population is going to be the largest workforce in the world by 2050"

“The United States is going to be facing a retirement crisis”

“Japan is going to have to import majority of its labour in the future”

These are all true, and I would like to explore these from a data driven angle to provide some fresh perspectives that will really drive this point home, and shed…

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