UK - Ageing Population

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  • Created on: 17-04-16 18:56
How many people were over 65 in the UK in 2005 and who many will be in 2041?
16% in 2005, predicted 25% in 2041
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How much did the UK life expectancy rise between 1980 and 2006?
2.6 years for women / 6.4 years for men
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What is the current UK life expectancy of men and women?
81.5 for women / 77.2 for men
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When was the UK baby boom?
1940-60s
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What 3 problems has the ageing population caused in the UK?
Government struggling to pay state pension - there are less people working so less taxes / More elderly people in poverty - non decent pensions with no other savings / Health surface under pressure - elderly need more care
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What was the average hospital stay in 2005 for over 75's compared to the rest of the UK?
13 nights for over 75's / 8 nights for rest of UK
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What is the current retirement age and what will it be in 2046?
Currently 65 for men and 60 for women / Will be 68 for all in 2046
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What 3 things are being encouraged to tackle the problem?
Encourage immigration of young people into UK / Encourage women to have children - tax credits / Encourage private pensions - tax breaks on some types, non dependant of state pension
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How much did the UK life expectancy rise between 1980 and 2006?

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When was the UK baby boom?

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What 3 problems has the ageing population caused in the UK?

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