Lecture 2 - Demographics

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20 Somethings Is “Emerging Adulthood” a new Stage of Life?
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Demographics Demographics – the characteristics of a human population. Criteria
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Aging of America The “Graying of America” number of people over 65 1870 – 1 million 2000 – 35 million Population under 20 1900 – 40% of population were under 20 1990 – only 24% under 20 By contrast – over 65 1900 – 4% 2000 – 13% and growing
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US Age-Sex 1980
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US Age-Sex 2010
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US Age-Sex 2030
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Other Countries - http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/country.php
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Country Pct 65 & Over Country Nigeria 3 Australia 12 Nicaragu a 3 Russia 13 India 4 United States 13 Brazil 5 Czech Rep 14 Turkey 6 Denmark 15 China 7 Germany 16 Taiwan 9 Sweden 17 Argentina 10 Italy 18
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Dependency Ratios Aged Dependency Ratio – Ratio of population 65 & over to the working population Youth Dependency Ratio – Ratio of those 15 and under to the working population Total Dependency Ratio – Combination of Aged and Youth
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 243 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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