Presentation on theme: "Life & Health Expectancy of Baby Boomers David Clark Information Services Division (ISD)"— Presentation transcript:
Life & Health Expectancy of Baby Boomers David Clark Information Services Division (ISD)
Baby Boomers in Scotland & Edinburgh Demographic trends (births & population) Life expectancy & healthy life expectancy Morbidity & mortality Lifestyle (risk factor) trends – indicators for future
Number of live births in Scotland by sex; 1946-2003 Post-war baby boom 1960s baby boom Minor baby boom
Population of Scotland; by 5 year age group and sex; 1911, 1951, 1991, and 2031
Population of Edinburgh City Council Area by 5 year age group and sex; 2001 MalesFemales -25000-20000-15000-10000-50000500010000150002000025000 Age group Population in age/sex group
Life & Health Expectancy Life Expectancy - the number of years a person can expect to live from a given age. Healthy Life Expectancy – the number of years people can expect to live in good health from a given age.
Boomers Summary Births declining and population ageing. Life Expectancy increasing but increase in Healthy Life Expectancy not keeping pace. Cancer on the increase but survival improving. Hospital admissions and deaths from other conditions declining for baby boomers. Obesity a problem for both sexes – alcohol related problems on the increase for females.