Iran’s aging population

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  • By Faranak Bakhtiari 2022-05-18 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Stay young Iran!

    TEHRAN – While celebrating the national population week, starting May 14, the country is experiencing below-replacement fertility and soon hosting an aging population. Is it possible to stay young?

  • Overcoming aging crisis with family support incentives 2021-11-17 17:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Overcoming aging crisis with family support incentives

    TEHRAN – The decline in the marriage rate, followed by a dramatic decrease in childbearing, has sounded the alarm of the aging population, an issue that has forced government officials to enact legislation to support the population growth and the youth.

  • Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus 2020/10/04

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Aging population: a crisis bigger than coronavirus

    TEHRAN – According to official statistics, Iran will be the oldest country in the world by the next 30 years. This will bring up many individual and social consequences both in national and international arenas even bigger than the coronavirus crisis.

  • Aging Iran: one develops dementia every 7 minutes 2020-09-18 18:30

    Aging Iran: one develops dementia every 7 minutes

    TEHRAN — According to global statistics, it is estimated that every 7 minutes one person develops dementia in Iran, the figure will rise considerably during the next three decades due to Iran’s aging population, the director of Iran Alzheimer’s Association said on Friday.

  • ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’ 2019-09-28 18:43

    ‘Iran to have oldest population in region by 2050’

    TEHRAN – Iran will be home to the largest aging population in the region by the next three decades due to the large proportion of citizens aged over 35 years who are expected to be over 65 years old by 2050, the deputy health minister said.