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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Canarians are getting older

THE average age of the Canary population is now 40, which is a rise of four more years than at the beginning of the Millennium.

Sociologically, this upward trend means that if the ageing continues long-term, the sustainability of the pension system may be jeopardised.

However, the situation on each of the islands is completely different. The figures paint a demographic map, clearly divided into two parts: East and West.

Canarians are getting older

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