International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review
ISSN: 2347-3215 Volume 1 Number 4 (2013) pp. 55-64
Global Ageing Trends: A Sociological Perspective
Md. Arshad* and Shoiab Ahmad Bhat
Department of Sociology, Institute of Social Sciences, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra (U.P.), India
The aging of the population pretense an immense challenge and constraints for the developing as well as developed countries. Ageing is the wedge of life characterized by growing old and one of the most momentous trends which has important and far-reaching implications for all aspects of society. Population ageing also presents social, economic and cultural challenges to individuals, families, societies and the global community. The present review is an endeavor to highlight the demographic phenomenon of graying from global perspective including both developed and developing societies. Population aging is a global issue that is affecting almost every country around the world. Changes in age structure are driven primarily by the decline in birth and death rates that characterize the demographic transition.
Aging; developed; social; economic; cultural; decline; population; birth; death.