Population

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  • Created on: 19-04-15 09:09

1. The UK is gradually getting an 'ageing population'. This can bring advantages as-well as disadvantages such as ....

  • Housing occupied, part time jobs , local clubs / societies
  • Grey vote , grey pound (£320 million ) , wisdom , childcare
  • Pension changes, hip replacements, used hospital beds, treatment for age related illnesses eg Alzheimers
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2. What is counter-urbanisation?

  • people leaving a city and moving towards suburbs / rural - urban fringe.
  • people leaving a city temporarily.
  • the expansion of large cities outwards

3. Migration can influence population. Name our Case study areas that investigate this issue.

  • Isle of Purbeck, Dorset (decline) and Southampton (growth)
  • Barra , Scotland (experiencing decline) and Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (experiencing rapid growth)
  • Rusholme ,Manchester (decline) and Didsbury, Manchester (growth)

4. Population pyramids show the age - sex structure of a country. Define those who are 'young dependent'.

  • Those aged 16 or under who rely on parents / carers with an income.
  • Those aged 18 - 25 who are unemployed and can't get a job on medical grounds
  • Those who are 16 - 19 and in higher education or training and still need support of parents / carers.

5. What is the current replacement level?

  • 1.9
  • 2.1
  • 2.2

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