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Ageing

Sarah Best

26th November 2018

According to the Office of National Statistics, people over the age of 70 made up 7.8% of the UK population in the 1960s. It is predicted that by 2066, this figure will have nearly tripled.

Life expectancy is affected by a number of factors, including a person’s lifestyle and their location. The article also compares the life expectancy rates of the UK with other countries such as France.

This article could be used for the Families and Households unit, as well as Research Methods (quantitative and qualitative data).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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