How Can Bulgaria Mitigate the Economic Impact of its Changing Demography?
September 18, 2013
World Bank launches its latest report on population aging in Sofia this week
In 1960, the median age of a Bulgarian was just over 30. In 2012, the median age was almost 43. Today, only two European countries have populations that are older than Bulgaria: Germany and Italy. By 2050, one in three Bulgarians is projected to be older than 65 and only one in two Bulgarians will be of working age. Given this…
The latest World Bank report, Mitigating the Economic Impact of an Aging Population: Options for Bulgaria, provides some answers to these questions.
Press are invited to the public launch event of this report, featuring Petar Chobanov, Minister of Finance, and Doerte Doemeland, World Bank Senior Economist and main author of the report.
|© The World Bank Group, All Rights Reserved.|