International Day of Older Persons 

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International Day of Older Persons   in United Nations in 2021
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About International Day of Older Persons 

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Dates of International Day of Older Persons 
2022 United Nations Saturday, October 1stInternational Day of Older Persons 
2021 United Nations Friday, October 1stInternational Day of Older Persons 
2020 United Nations Thursday, October 1stInternational Day of Older Persons 
2019 United Nations Tuesday, October 1stInternational Day of Older Persons 
Summary
Raising awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure people can grow old with dignity.

1 October every year: Raising awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure people can grow old with dignity.

Over the next 50 years, the number of older persons in the world will grow from about 600 million to almost 2 billion. Today, one person in ten is aged 60 or over – by 2050, this will be one person in five, and by 2150, one in three.

Such a major demographic change presents huge challenges. The International Day of Older Persons aims to raise awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure that people can grow old with dignity and continue to participate in society as citizens with full rights.

By 2020, the number of people aged 60 years and older will outnumber children younger than 5 years.
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