population change - UK's ageing population case study

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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…

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