Global Attitudes towards Ageing

Published: 7 March 2019

Ipsos reports “ Globally, just one in three (33%) are looking forward to old age. There are some significant differences between countries, with some feeling much more positive about old age including three quarters (73%) in India and two thirds (67%) in Turkey. Only six countries are positive on balance. At the other end of the scale, people in Hungary are least optimistic; only 7% say they are looking forward to old age and people in Japan are similarly negative (10%). Broadly in line with the global average, only 30% of Brits say they are looking forward to later life.” Read the full press release