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The impact of mortality development on the number of centenarians in England and Wales

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The world is ageing both at an individual and a population level, and population ageing is truly a global phenomenon. Life expectancies at birth have increased at the global level from 47 years in the mid-20th century to around 70 years today, and are expected to rise to 76 years by the mid-21st century. The proportion of the world’s population aged 60 years and over has increased from 8% in the mid-20th century to 12%, and by 2050 it is expected to reach 21%. The emergence of large numbers o...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s12546-016-9178-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Population Research Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-07
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EISSN:
1835-9469
ISSN:
1443-2447
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638026
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uuid:55ccb2a2-de53-4ef2-8eb8-59ca9a3edd9f
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pubs:638026
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2016-08-09

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