Upper Intermediate Stories

An Ageing Society
You will hear a story about the problems Japan will have in the future because of its ageing population.
Listen and answer the questions that follow.

1. In Japan, what percentage of the opulation will be over 65 by 2020?

2. What was the percentage in 1990?

3. What is Japan's current birth rate?

4. Do older Japanese people today have free health insurance?

5. Does the government want to increase the birth rate?