Population change - UK's ageing popularion case study
Why is the number of ageing population increasing in UK?
- better heath care -> life expectancy increases
- lack of education about contarception in the past
- baby boom after WW2
- decreasing birth rate
What are the issues?
- retirement age increases -> jobs taken -> no jobs for youn people -> no money ->live in poverty -> lower quality of life
- less economically active due to decreasing birth rate -> no money -> more economically active needed-> higher taxes/lower pensions
- busy GP-> people have to wait longer to see their…