||300 Social sciences > 302 Social interaction
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Aging population, Malaysia, Elderly, Age structure, Older-person support ratio
||In the light of the growth of the older population, there is a need to respond to the increasing proportion and the absolute number of older persons in the total population. In Malaysia, unlike Japan and other developed countries, the issue of aging is not as critical. However, with increasing proportion and number of older persons, Malaysia has to plan early for the need of the older persons which are quite different from the rest of population.