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Aging Population in Devon- Case study
In 2005 16% of the population were over 65

Why is there an aging population?

Medical advances and Improved living

Also the life expectancy is very high.
Women = 81.9
Men= 77.2

There WAS a baby boom ( 1950's). NOW it's
a Pensioner…

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East Devon

The 2nd highest concentration of over 50's in England.

It has a beautiful country side and is a world heritage site.

Housing is expensive (so it's harder for young people/ new families to buy a place there)

Meets housing needs

Retirement flats

Places designed for old people (high…




Ageing, not Aging

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