Iran’s aging population

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  • 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.

  • 700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually 2018-12-23 21:26

    700,000 add to Iran’s aging population annually

    TEHRAN – The older person’s population will grow three-fold within the next 30 years in Iran, as some 700,000 people are added to the aging population of over 60 each year, head of the secretariat national council of the elderly has said.