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Bulletin 2 - Aging Population

Atlantic Canada’s population, already the oldest in Canada, is aging rapidly. Twenty years ago there were twice as many young people (19 or younger) than seniors (those 65 or older) in the Atlantic region. By 2040, there will be three seniors for every two young people. This has significant implications for the region’s economy.

This report is the second in our Looking Ahead series.

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