Tag Archives: Demography

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

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The Consequences of an Ageing Population

What are the consequences of an ageing population? This is a summary of a recent Radio 4 Analysis podcast – Three Score Years and Twenty on Ageing Britain. It’s of clear relevance to the demography topic within the 7191 families and … Continue reading

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The reasons for and consequences of changing patterns of migration

Trends in migration From 1900 to the Second World War the largest immigrant group to the UK were Irish, mainly for economic reasons, followed by Eastern and Central Europian Jews, who were often fleeing from persecution. Before the 1950s very … Continue reading

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The consequences of an ageing population mind map

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Explaining changes to the birth rate

Trends in the Birth Rate and Total Fertility Rate Between 1901 to 2010 the birth rate declined from 29 per thousand to 13 per thousand The Total Fertility Rate has also seen a general decline in the last century, from … Continue reading

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