“The dependency ratio is on the increase,” said Eliyahu Ben Moshe. He is talking about the ratio between the number of people of working age and the number of people who are not. “Today, every four Israelis of working age support one elderly individual. Within two and a half decades, the burden will increase and there will be only three people of working age to support each elderly person.”

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Dr. Eliahu Ben Moshe, 2011