- Dec 12, 2007
by 2050 italy is going to look like an old folks home
Italy - median age of the population 1950-2050 | Statistic
I'm failing to see the negatives.
The planet needs fewer people on it. Certainly the population growth cannot continue.
So at some point there's going to be a little fiduciary pain as one generation is less numerous than it's predecessor.
The industrial revolution needed workers for factories.
However, whilst this tech revolution needs well educated people for R&D, on the other side of the coin it's resulting in mass replacement.
This revolution needs fewer people.