Keyword: ageing

Family structures and intergenerational transfers of learning: changes and challenges

John Jessel

In spite of the range of formal education that is available, much of our learning occurs informally in a variety of contexts. Among these contexts is the family.... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: ageing, population, demography, education, family, migration, generations

Later life and education: changes and challenges

George Leeson

According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the population of the UK aged 65 years and over increased from 7.4 million and 13% in 1971 to 9.7... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: population, demography, education, ageing, longevity

Review of longevity trends to 2025 and beyond

Kenneth Howse

Mortality rates in the UK are declining at all ages and for both sexes, just as they are in the rest of the developed world. With every year... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: longevity, ageing, mortality, innovation, health, lifestyle, retirement

Families, care and work: changes and challenges

Andreas Hoff

British society is ageing, with people aged 80 years and over being the most rapidly growing age group. Between 1981 and 2007 their numbers nearly doubled (1.57 million... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: ageing, employment, workforce, migration, care, welfare

Ethnicity and Social Organisation: Changes and Challenges

Neli Demireva

With the overall British population rapidly ageing, there is a growing realization of the important role that both first and second generation ethnic minorities can play in demographic... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: ethnicity, society, community, demography, population, migration, ageing, employment, family

Evolving family structures, roles and relationships in light of ethnic and social change

Robin Mann

This report is divided into two sections. In the first half, I provide an overview of the nature of change in family structures and relationships over the last... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: family, ethnicity, relationships, ageing