5th September 2016
There will be nearly 1 million people aged 65 and over by 2031 – an increase of 86.4 per cent. Of these 136,000 will be aged 85 or over by 2031, an increase of 132.8 per cent. Now is the time to plan Ireland’s investment in services and infrastructure. This is one of the key issues highlighted in the National Social Monitor 2016.