EIC Analysis / Insight
Staying ahead of Thailand’s graying society
15 June 2015


Staying ahead of Thailand’s graying society
The rapid aging of Thailand’s population will pose a challenge for the economy, forcing government, businesses and individuals to adapt. The nation is among the first of today’s developing countries to become an aging society. Within 20 years, the elderly are expected to comprise 20% of Thailand’s total population. This issue of EIC Insight paints the big picture of this coming transformation, highlighting related economic and social changes that the public and private sectors need to prepare for.

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  • Executive Summary
  • Thai economy needs to prepare for next big structural challenge: rapid aging
  • Aging society drives new consumption trends, new business opportunities
  • Below the radar: hidden opportunities and risks of the aging society