Harnessing The Opportunity Of The Demographic Dividend

A Publication by the Global Agenda Council on the Demographic Dividend

No. of pages: 2

Publication date: 2 December 2015

Author: Global Agenda Council on the Demographic Dividend

Publisher: World Economic Forum

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The demographic dividend refers to a window of opportunity when a country’s population has proportionally more working adults than non-working dependents. When this happens, the economic payoff can be substantial. But this boon is not guaranteed. To seize the opportunity, timing and policy are critical.