Millenials have overtaken Babyboomers by nearly 4 million to become the largest generation in the United States. With a current population of around 79 million, the Millenial generation is expected to grow to 81 million over the next 20 years because of migration, according to the US Census Bureau's latest estimates.
The boundaries that define generations are not universally agreed, and yet these boundaries carry important implications in business and government. The size, financial security, and general health of each generation shapes everything from marketing campaigns to insurance and social welfare benefits to transportation and health services planning.
The United States being the biggest economy in the world significantly influences the global economic situation. The US economy is comprehensively covered by data and statistics from multiple government and private sources. We selected the most significant and up-to-date ones and presented them in this cheat sheet.
In order for the older people's voice to be among those making contribution to defining post-2015 sustainable development strategic goals Global AgeWatch Index has been created by HelpAge International. This index assesses 96 countries worldwide on how good they handle their ageing populations to provide them with decent, active and healthy lives and enables policymakers to make necessary steps to improve wellbeing of older people. This issue is of high importance because, first of all, people do not stop developing when they reach the age of sixty and, correspondingly, older people have the right to live in the environment fostering this...
This index shows the level of happiness and fulfillment in a society as well as the effect of natural environment factors on the Quality of Life of individuals. It is constructed as the geometric mean of the happiness index and the natural environment index. Home | The Health in Retirement Index | Finances in Retirement Index | Quality of Life Index | The Material Well-being
You sometimes hear, “Oh, to be young,” and there is merit to that sentiment depending on where you live out your retirement years. Retirement security is not an issue weighing on individuals alone. It is among the top social issues globally because of a simple fact: the world’s population is getting older. According to the World Bank, the share of people aged 65 and older will double by 2050 to reach 1.5 billion. Societies must grapple with how to ensure people have the resources and services to support themselves through retirement. The Natixis Global Retirement Index (GRI) evaluates 18 performance indicators to provide an in-depth look at...
Material Wellbeing index is calculated based on income per capita, unemployment rate, and income equality. Last year, Qatar took 1st place by GDP per capita. Norway was the only 9th, but it has one of the highest Material Wellbeing index scores. Home | The Health in Retirement Index | Finances in Retirement Index | Quality of Life Index | The Material Well-being