Population


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Positives of an ageing population
Positives - able to provide voluntary word, care homes creates jobs, grey pound market (cruises, garden centers etc)
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Negatives of an ageing population
pressure on healthcare, taxes increase due to pensions, housing problems
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Stage 1 and Stage 2 DTM
Stage 1 - high birth and death rate to compensate eachother, population growth is slow Stage 2 - death rate decreases, birth rate stays the same, rapid population growth
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Stage 3 and Stage 4 DTM
Stage 3 - birth rate decrease a bit, but still higher than death rate, still high population growth. Stage 4 - low birth and death rate, population growth is stabilizing.
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Stage 5
Proposed when Birth rate falls below replacement level, leading to a decreasing population and deaths may rise due to diseases like low exercise etc.
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Limitations of the DTM
differences within countries, political intervention, link between birth and death rates, links between population and economic development
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Negatives of an ageing population

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pressure on healthcare, taxes increase due to pensions, housing problems

Card 3

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Stage 1 and Stage 2 DTM

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Card 4

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Stage 3 and Stage 4 DTM

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Card 5

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Stage 5

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