This century’s shifting population patterns are the fuel that will power significant economic change.
Demographic time-bombs and super ageing societies - what does it all mean for countries with falling birth rates?
By the turn of the century 100 working-age Chinese will have to support as many as 120 elderly Chinese.
Will the blooming of an overwhelmingly youthful society produce a dynamic catalyst for national exuberance and productivity?
This week: Populous time bombs, disrupting death, and toddlers and aliens.