The Generational Divide

Pages111-124
Publication Date06 Dec 2018
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78769-435-420181015
AuthorNigel Culkin,Richard Simmons
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THE GENERATIONAL DIVIDE
The UK already has and will continue to have an ageing population; with
numbers of old people rising as post second world war baby boomersage
in the face of birth rates that are less than those needed to replace the existing
population. This change in the population prole can be seen in Chart 1
below.
Chart 1. Forecast UK Population.
Source: ONS (2017a) contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright.
Note:UKOfce of National Statistics population projections published in 2017 assume a continuing
high rate of net immigration into the UK. These assumptions are reected in Chart 1.
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