Posts Tagged ‘demography’

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    Do You Live in a Popular State?

    Jan 4, 14 • 901 Views • No Comments

    Listening to Bloomberg news the other morning, I heard that Atlas Van Lines just came out with their annual migration study. The radio report said New Jersey had the most departures while Oregon had the arrivals. (No, people from NJ are not going to Oregon....  [read more]

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    Who Will Live to 100?

    Nov 21, 13 • 290 Views • No Comments

    A middle class girl born in the US today has a 50/50 chance of reaching 100 years old. A guess, yes. But the prediction reflects what Princeton economist Angus Deaton says is rather likely. Looking back at the steady increase in life expectancy, Deaton, in an...  [read more]

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    Population Pyramids

    May 20, 11 • 293 Views • No Comments

    These graphics are wonderful! Shaped sort of like a triangle because the elderly population is so small, this population pyramid for Egypt illustrates a youth bulge of men and women who are 15 to 29. The “bulge” represents 28% of the...  [read more]

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    Aging Trends

    Oct 12, 10 • 271 Views • No Comments

    Baseball’s MVPs are typically younger than 30 and rarely over 35. Office workers and salespeople tend to be most productive in their early to mid-40s. Most Nobel prize winners in physics and chemistry did their innovative work before they were 50....  [read more]