Tag Archives: birth rates

Outline two consequences of the ageing population for British society (10)

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

Posted in Demography, Families and Households | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Demography, Families and Households | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethnicity, Family diversity | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments