Ageing population

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    • Facts
      • The population in the UK is 64 million. It has fertile soil and a long industrial background. Knowledge company- degrees are needed for highly paid jobs. The average child per family is 1.7. Life expectancy has increased.
      • Women are focussed on careers instead of families.
      • The fertility rate fell below the replacement level in 1970s
    • Problems of a falling fertility
      • The UK's fertility rate fell below the replacement level of 2.1 in the 1970s. It has remained below that level ever since.
      • Less entertainment
      • Footpaths aren't used
      • Fewer workers so less tax payers
      • Less people for the army
      • Less people to care for the elderly

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