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  • Long Life Expectancy in MEDCs
  • Low Birth Rates in MEDCs
  • Post-war Baby Boom
  • MEDC - Ageing Population Summary Because of... Birth rates and fertility rates Life expectancy Post-war baby boom
  • Example case studies where the issues of an ageing population are happening now. Italy, UK, Germany, (western Europe), Japan, South Korea Maybe even China???
  • Effect on population structure...
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  • But this will be a global issue...
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  • Problems of an ageing population Economically active pop, dependency, hospitals, care homes, public transport, pensions, housing...
  • Opportunities of an ageing populaiton The grey Euro Place in the sun Skilled 'wise people” Part time workers Child care
  • Policies and solutions Retirement age Immigration Pro-natalist policies Private pensions Less schools
  • Did You Know
    • That if the current demographic trends in Japan (very low BRs) continue, there will only be 500 people left by the year 3000.
    • There are 127.5 million people in Japan today.