of the Japanese population is over 65 years old according to data released in April 2014.
of the population will be 65 years and above by the year 2060, government has warned.
estimated number of Japanese newborns in 2014 compared with 1.269 million registered deaths, the lowest birth-rate ever recorded.
of new prison inmates in 2014 were seniors, up from 1.9% in 1991.
The decline in Japan's from 2010 to 2015, the latest sign of the country's aging crisis.