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Ageing in Ireland-Infographic

AGEING in Ireland Numbers of Elderly 468,000 People Were aged 65+ in 2006 1 in 5 People Resident in Ireland will be aged 50+ by 2030 1.4 Million Реople Will be aged 65+ by 2041 457,962 People Will Be 80+ in 2041 This will be a 250% increase over 30 years since 2011 Life Expectancy 76.8 Years 81.6 Years 100 Years or Older The average The average The age 50% or more of female children born today life expectancy life expectancy at birth for men at birth for women may live to be Healthcare Concerns 11% of GDP by 2050 The healthcare costs relating to older people 818 Additional People a Year Will need residential long-term care up until 2021 37% of Older Adults Are affected by hypertension, the most prevalent cardiovascular condition along with diabetes at 9% 51% of the 75 & Overs Are affected by Arthritis 26% Rise in Polypharmacy The taking of 5 or more medications Lifestyle 21% 11% Over 21% in Men vs. More Than 1 in 2 of 11% in Women Have issues with problematic alcohol use, but there is a drop in use after 65+ Over 75s Report low levels of physical activity 44% 50% 26% 19% 35% 95% of Adults Aged 70+ 35% of Older Adults Are classified as obese according to their BMI & a further 44% are overweight Rate Their Health as: Very good, 19%, Good, 50%, Fair, 26% Family Duties Over 1 in 3 Older Adults (36%) Provide practical household help to their adult children Nearly 1 in 2 Older Adults (47%) Provide care to their grandchildren Over 4 of Older Households Gave a financial or material gift worth €5k or more to 1 (or more) of their children in the last 10 years Financial Planning €767 Weekly More Than Under €400 Weekly What 2 of older people actually live on The average household disposable income for older people 1 in 4 (26%) Aged 50+ are entirely dependent on the state for their income |be]ndependent HomeCare References

Ageing in Ireland-Infographic

shared by marketing23 on Jan 19
It is a snapshot of the ageing population in Ireland today. · 1.4 million Irish people will be aged 65 or over by 2041. · 50% or more of female children born today in Ireland may live to be 100 ye...




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