Prepare now, India's population won't be a demographic dividend forever

India's average age is still around 28, compared to 38 in China or 47 in Germany. But, as we have seen with China, those numbers can change more rapidly than expected

Mihir Sharma | Bloomberg Bloomberg
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India is now the world’s largest country by population — or, at least, it will be at some point during 2023. While this shift has been a long time coming, it arrived sooner than anyone expected

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 7:21 AM IST

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