[IN DEPTH] New Steps to Tackle Demographic Trends

In November, the United Nations announced that the world's population has reached the 8-billion mark. On the other hand, Japan's population continues to fall, with the number of births in 2022 on track to be the lowest on record. This is cause for concern, as it may well lead to labor shortages and a decline in economic activity. In this program, we look at steps being taken in Japan to adjust to the ongoing demographic trends.