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4/7/2012 BEIJING (Xinhua) -- A total of 123 million Chinese were aged over 65 by the end of 2011, about 9.1 percent of the total population, the Health Aging Symposium announced Saturday.

Chinese seniors aged 80 or above are expected to take up 30 percent of the population aged 65 or above in 2050, and the ratio of working-aged Chinese to the country's seniors will drop from 10:1 in 2000 to 2.8:1 in 2050, the symposium said.

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