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Japan’s Declining and Ageing Population

Last year Japan’s population declined by 300, 000, to 126 million, and and its population is predicted to decline to 87 million by 2040. Japan also has an ‘ageing population’ – it is already one of the world’s oldest nations, … Continue reading

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Outline two consequences of the ageing population for British society

Consequence 1 – The ageing population may put a strain on public services Increasing numbers of pensioners puts a strain on the NHS because pensioners use health services more than younger people Furthermore, with increasing numbers of pensioners ‘sucking money’ … Continue reading

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Demography – Families and Households Topic Overview

Topic 7: Demography Demography refers to the study of the causes and consequences of changes to the size and structure of a society’s population. There are generally three things which can change the size and structure of a population – … Continue reading

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Examining how family life varies by ethnicity in the UK

I’ll repopulate what’s below with links when I get a chance! Data from the latest (2011) census shows that 86% of the UK population are classified as ‘white’, 7.5% as ‘Asian’ or ‘Asian-British’, 3.3% as’ Black’, 2.2% as ‘Mixed’ and … Continue reading

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