UK - Population Changes

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UK - Population Changes

BIRTH RATE

Social

  • WW1 - Men fighting away - FALL
  • 1920 / 1945 - End of wars baby booms - RISE 

Economical

  • 1930's - Depression - FALL
  • 1960's - Prosperity - RISE

FERTILITY

Social

  • Women delay births to persue careers - FALL
  • 20% do not have childer (by choice or unfertility) - FALL

Economical

  • 1973 to 1974 - Oil price incerase by OPEC - FALL
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UK - Population Changes

LIFE EXPECTANCY

Social

  • 1948 - NHS created - RISE

Economical

  • Globalised medicine - RISE

MIGRATION

Social

  • 1960s / 1970s - Large scale migration to Australia looking for better life - RISE
  • 1980s - Chinese relaz emigration laws, wave of migrants, mostly students - RISE

Economical

  • May 2004 - EU enlargement allows migration from Poland, Lithuania and Slovakia -RISE
  • Deindustrialisation cause North to South shift of people looking for work - RISE


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