Population aging and inequality
This article outlines the profile of the population over 65 years old in Brazil. It describes the aging of the population and the differences in life expectancy in regions with different income levels. It discusses income and its distribution among people over 65 years old and shows that the income distribution among them is more egalitarian compared to the population under 65 years old. Finally, by reviewing some aspects of the discussion on pension reform, it concludes by perceiving the need for an agenda for training and qualification of the workforce throughout the life cycle.
JEL Classification: D13; D63; J14.
Keywords: Aging of the population, inequality, income distribution