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Chapter 13

SOC 1200 Chapter 13: Topic_39
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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 1200
Professor
Susan Miller
Semester
Winter

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o982 Age 2015-11-20 6:19 PM Subjectiv Physical e Behavioural Chronological age Ageism Functional age Canada 2011 – roughly 15% are elderly and it is estimated in Canada 2036, it is expected that 22% will be elderly. Some Key demographic factors influencing rate of aging in Canada The “boomers”: 1947-after the second World War. Measured by an Age Sex Population pyramid. Fertility rate: Canada’s fertility rate is declining. Women are more educated, career- oriented competing with having children. Fewer women are getting married. Age when having children goes up, cost of raising children. 2.1 children are needed in order to create a rectangle shape in the Age Sex Population pyramid. Canada is currently at 1.5 Life expectancy: There are more older women than there are older men (higher life expectancy) Aging: by 2036, it’s expected
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