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Ageing

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Population ageing results from changes in the demographic composition (fertility and mortality). It is defined as a gradual rise in the proportion of persons aged over 60 years. The Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Centre (CELADE)-Population Division of ECLAC has built up valuable experience in research, technical assistance and training on this topic, and acts as the focal point for ageing in the regional follow-up to United Nations activities in this area.

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