changing distribution of elderly people Great Britain, 1981-91 by A. M. Warnes

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  • Aged -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.,
  • Aged -- Great Britain -- Statistics.,
  • Residential mobility -- Great Britain.,
  • Housing policy -- Great Britain.

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StatementTony Warnes and Reuben Ford.
SeriesOccasional paper (King"s College, London. Department of Geography) -- no.37., Working paper (MILL) -- 2.
ContributionsFord, Reuben., King"s College, London. Department of Geography., Age Concern Institute of Gerontology.
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Pagination29p. :
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL19160398M

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Census data from and were analyzed as a basis for the study. In% of the population was classified as older. States with high percentages of the elderly population included New. Patterns of Regional Concentration.

The geographic distribution of the elderly may be approached in either of two ways. The first, called geographic concentration (Rogers, b), focuses on the share of a nation's total elderly population residing within given geographic boundaries.

Viewed in this way, more than half ( percent) of the elderly population of the United States in Author: Changing distribution of elderly people book G. Martin, Samuel H. Preston. Regardless of whether change is expected or not, the way people cope with change varies.

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The graph shows the population distribution in China inby broad age group. Inabout percent of the population was between 16 and 59 years old.

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