Unformatted text preview: • The level of net immigration has grown since the early 1990s due to a demand for skilled labour in the economy • The death rate has remained relatively stable, although average life expectancy has risen. Women also live longer than men. You also need to be aware of the impact of such changes upon the government and society. For example the ageing population has led the present government to increase the age of retirement for new workers. The impact of an ageing population has also been considerable. For instance, those in work need to generate the tax revenue necessary to provide for old age pensioners. On a more positive note, the demand for goods and services tailored towards older people has increased....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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