Shrinking Population, Expanding Problems?
Dr Lee Hwok-Aun, Senior Fellow, Malaysian Studies Programme, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
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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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