Population dynamics

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Population Issues

An ageing population is one where there is a high proprtion of people aged over 65 yeaers. A youthful population is one where there is a high proportion of people aged under 16 (or 18) years. Both of these situations cause different challenges that the government and people of a country have to deal with.

* Both ageing and youthful populations mean a country has a high number of dependents that the working population has to support both financially and socially. In both situations, the working-aged population may be unable, or chose not to work to look after either elderly relatives or bot children

Ageing

More money needed for:

-State pensions

-Social provision such…

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