Strategy for an ageing population

Summary of submissions report

This report summarises what people told us was important and what the new strategy for an ageing population should cover. The report highlights the significant themes raise by submitters during the public consultation that occurred between June and August 2018.

Our population is ageing

Population growth

They are much more likely to remain in the workforce – and to want to.

Seniors employment

Our country will be much more diverse, with an increasing proportion of older people who are Māori, Pacific or Asian.

Maori population growth

We have developed short snapshots on key topics:

We’ve asked some experts to tell us what they think that future looks like. We’ll be publishing these over the coming weeks. The following are available now:

For a different point of view

Home ownership

Work satisfaction

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