New worries in Brazil about caring for the elderly

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Birth rates in Brazil have dropped significantly over the past several decades, a shift resulting in part from the country’s urbanization.

While there may be fewer children, Brazil’s big cities continue to grow in population. Now, there are new worries about caring for its growing elderly demographic. CCTV’s Paulo Cabral has this report.

New worries in Brazil about caring for the elderly

New worries in Brazil about caring for the elderly

Birth rates in Brazil have dropped significantly over the past several decades, a shift resulting in part from the country's urbanization. While there may be fewer children, Brazil's big cities continue to grow in population. Now, there are new worries about caring for its growing elderly demographic. CCTV's Paulo Cabral has this report.

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  • Brazil’s working age population still outnumbers the country’s children and elderly citizens, but experts warn this may not be the case for long.