He noted that as life expectancy increases, the proportion of the elderly population also increases.
“And according to experts’ forecasts, in 2025 the number of elderly people, that is, those who are of working age, in our country will account for more than a quarter of the population,” RIA Novosti quotes Kamkin in the ” National Health”. “Care” Congress.
The representative of the Ministry of Health added that this category in the future will participate in the long-term care system.
Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a video message addressed to participants in the National Health Congress, stated that the life expectancy of Russians in 2023 will be about 74 years.