The population of 70+yr/olds in America is skyrocketing. There are more than a few ramifications due to this but in this article. I want to focus on what happens to this population at age 70.5.
The chart below shows the population of the two groups from 1950-->2015.
- 25-60yr/olds +78 million
- 70+yr/olds +24 million
The chart below shows the populations from 2015-->2040.
- 25-60yr/olds +11 million
- 70+yr/olds +31 million