Death- Demography

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  • Death
    • Aging Population
      • More Singleton Households 14%
        • Mostly female
      • Increase of Dependency Ratio
        • More public services needed such as the NHS and pensions
          • Government Funded
      • Decline in fertility
    • Increased Life Expectancy
      • Decline in Death Rate
        • Medical Improvements
        • Public health measures and environmental improvements e.g. improved sanitation
        • Improved Nutrition
          • More resistance to infection
          • McKeown- half of the decrease in mortality rates
            • Females live longer with less food
            • Infectous dieases such as measles rose


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