by UBS

India’s demographic dichotomy

On paper, India is a demographic diamond in the rough. In the next decade, the ratio of its population at working age is set to surpass China’s. And in the next five years, the amount of Indians entering the labour market will be one-and-a-half times that of the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, the US and EU combined. But can India create enough quality jobs to meet the market's growth hopes? Gautam Chhaochharia, Head of India Research at UBS, investigates.

The content in this video was relevant on 29th May 2018. Current views may differ.

We think you'll like this

DISCOVER

More from the FT Transact channel

FT Transact

FT Channels, a partnership destination that combines impactful and enriching multimedia content to spark curiosity and encourage discovery. Each vertical brings expert insights from the Financial Times and our Partners into the most pressing issues of our time.


FT Transact is a video channel turning the spotlight on the future of capital, exploring what’s driving transactional transformation - from trends in ecommerce, fintech and ESG investing, to the corporate innovators working to build the future of finance. The channel alternates between independent reporting from FT journalists and expert commentary from UBS.