overseas facing a “complex and violent challenge”

We often imagine overseas territories as young societies, faced with a dynamic demography. In reality, the situation is very different, and the aging of the population is even more sensitive than in mainland France. Published last week, a parliamentary report drafted by the deputies Stéphanie Atger (LREM) and her colleague formerly minister of Overseas Ericka Bereigts (PS) examines this subject and draws an alarming assessment.

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“data-reactid =” 26 “> This phenomenon of aging of the population has been particularly rapid in the overseas departments, the transition having been accelerated compared to the mainland. It should continue and even strengthen, increasing the gap with the rest of the country: “The projections for 2030 suggest a very unbalanced age pyramid”, making Martinique the oldest department in France in 2050, when it was only in 74th place seven years ago. So, “There will be 134 seniors for 100 young people in Guadeloupe in 2030 against 54 seniors for 100 young people in 2013”, cite the deputies as an example. Local disparities remain (…) Read more on Figaro.fr

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“data-reactid =” 27 “>“Work more” to finance dependence
Addiction law: Macron promised it… after Sarkozy and Hollande
Old age: the French want better care
Myriam El Khomri: “The care system for the elderly is obsolete”
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