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A new life expectancy of 120?

Shannon Buckley | 01 August 2011
The pension problem in the United Kingdom, and indeed the rest of the world, is not going away A report from the independent Workplace Retirement Income Commission released today warns that, shockingly, almost three quarters of private sector staff in the United Kingdom will be unable to adequately exist when they retire due to a low level of savings and the complex, costly and inefficient pensions system.
 

Welcome to Demography Is Destiny. We launched this to counter two media memes: that humans are a cancer which is destroying our planet and that world population is spiralling to unsustainable levels. The real story is that intelligent and inventive human will rise to the challenge of climate change and that our real problem is the coming demographic winter. The editors of Demography is Destiny are Marcus and Shannon Roberts, who live in Auckland, New Zealand. Send them your comments and suggestions. 


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