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Shrinking Population, Expanding Problems?

Dr Lee Hwok-Aun, Senior Fellow, Malaysian Studies Programme, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

25-Apr-22 07:45

Shrinking Population, Expanding Problems?

With Malaysia becoming an ageing nation earlier than expected after recording lowest fertility rate in four decades at 1.7 babies per woman in 2020, Dr Lee Hwok-Aun from ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute breaks down the figures and how the economy of Malaysia should prepare. Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Philip See, Wong Shou Ning


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