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Market Analysis - Geriatrics Nursing 2019

Importance and Scope:

Growing geriatric population intending to live independently is one of the major drivers of the geriatric care services market. The global geriatric care services market is expected to reach to USD 1,012.02 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% over the forecast period. Constantly increasing geriatric population prone to chronic medical conditions is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.


Why Netherlands?

The Netherlands is a small, densely populated country in one of the most economically important European deltas. As in many other European countries, the population is aging. At 16%, the proportion of people aged 65 and older in the Netherlands is lower than the European average (17%) and the German and Italian average (both 21%) (Eurostat, 2013), but higher than proportions in Australia (14%), the United States (13%), and India (5%) (Population Reference Bureau, 2013) The percentage of people aged 65+ in the Netherlands is expected to increase to 26% in 2035. Further, the proportion of adults over the age of 80 in the Netherlands is expected to increase from 3.9% of the total population in 2010 to 10.2% in 2050 (Life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years for men and 82.7 years for women in 2010, although the figures for people with low socio-economic status (SES) are 6–7 years less than for those of high SES. In addition, people with low SES live, on average, 14 more years in poor health than those with high SES.