By John Stillwell,Ernestina Coast,Dylan Kneale
Many elements of the realm are experiencing speedy demographic restructuring, leading to an getting old inhabitants with more and more major paintings and care pressures on cohorts much less capable or prepared to supply help. This booklet examines a number of the vital traits that experience underpinned discount rates in fertility, together with behind schedule child-bearing and elevated childlessness. It demonstrates how relationships among companions have led to new residing preparations with altering attitudes from marriage to co-habitation because the social norm, and it considers the well-being and healthiness for specific in danger teams resembling the aged and stepparents in addition to points of mobility akin to loved ones migration and commuting to school.
The publication brings jointly a chain of stories that each one contain quantitative analyses of secondary info from censuses, surveys or administrative files. The traits and styles said offer new and fascinating insights into behaviour of the loved ones and the jobs of adults and youngsters, and aspect to questions of serious significance for practitioners and coverage makers.