Ageing Population

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Effectiveness of the UK's ageing population strategies.
It's too early to tell if the Government strategies are working & Future generations will still have to work longer and rely on their families towards old age
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Key Facts on ageing population in the UK
In 2005, 16% of the population of the UK was over 65 & By 2041, this could be 25%
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Why is ageing population caused by life expectancy and dropping birth rate?
People are living longer because of advances in medicine and improved living standards & Loads of babies were born in 1940 & 1960 due to baby booms
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Problems caused by an ageing population
More elderly poeple are living in poverty & Government are struggling to pay the elderly's state pension & Health service under pressure
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Strategies introduced by UK Government to cope with ageing population
Raising the retirement age & Encourage immigration of young people to the UK & Encourage women to have children
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In 2005, 16% of the population of the UK was over 65 & By 2041, this could be 25%

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Key Facts on ageing population in the UK

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People are living longer because of advances in medicine and improved living standards & Loads of babies were born in 1940 & 1960 due to baby booms

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More elderly poeple are living in poverty & Government are struggling to pay the elderly's state pension & Health service under pressure

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Raising the retirement age & Encourage immigration of young people to the UK & Encourage women to have children

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