Since you are reading this post, I can comfortably expect you to be aware of relatively recent austerity policies in first world countries.
In previous posts, I speculated the possibility that some of these austerity measures were in fact aimed at correcting overpopulation, rather than towards buffering the effect of the economic crisis.
A few months on, I can further develop that idea into something a bit more complex:
There is no aim or focus to the decisions being made. Simply, those in power are drafting policies and reacting to events by taking an easy “way out” firmly based around the maxim of “personal gratification”.
Without any further research and with the help of the live data graphics at http://hdr.undp.org/en/data/map/, provide a short answer to “The Question” below.
What is the best life-plan a first world, 30 years old, single graduate should take to secure his/herself a comfortable future?
The data graphics in this article, and at the United Nations Development Indicators website are the only tools you are requried to combine with your ingenuity and present mindset.
The images below link to larger size ones.
Good luck! : )