Ageing and Lifestyle
Ageing and Lifestyle
What does the Ageing and Lifestyle theme mean for investors?
The changing lifestyles and needs of older generations could represent a multi-decade growth opportunity for investors. By 2030, two-thirds of over-60s’ consumption growth in developed markets will be spent across multiple industries dedicated to living well, from beauty and fitness, to travel and entertainment 1.
Meanwhile other industries like real estate, financials and healthcare will have to rapidly adapt to retiring and elderly generations’ needs.
What you need to know about longevity in 9 charts
Increasing life expectancies are one of the greatest socioeconomic transformations of our time, with significant implications for companies and investors alike.
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Forecast to grow 10-15% annually until 2025*, the robotics industry is rapidly changing how we live and work
Only 11% of global retail sales are transacted online, which will likely increase as smartphone adoption rises globally*
Huge demographic and environmental changes are forecast to make CleanTech a $3 trillion market by 2025*
The growth of the global middle class is at a 150-year high, boosting consumption in Asia and the developing world*
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1 United Nations, data correct as at July 2020
2 Health-care dilemma: 10,000 boomers retiring each day, CNBC, 3 October 2017
3 We’ll live to 100 – how can we afford it? World Economic Forum, May 2017
*Automation - IFR World Robotics Report 2017, latest available data as of March 2018.
*Connected Consumer - Citi Research, Citi GPS “Technology at work v3.0”, August 2017
*Ageing & Lifestyle - US Department of Commerce, latest data available as of March 2018
*CleanTech - Financier Worldwide, “Investing in the clean technology revolution”, January 2016
*Performance Drivers - AXA IM, correct as at 29 December 2017
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