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Elderly Persons

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the number of people of (a) 65 to 75 years of age and (b) 75 years and over living in Lancashire in each of the years 1979 to 1985; and what was the percentage increase over that period.

:The latest information available is as follows:

Lancashire:
Mid-yearResident Population Aged
65 to 7475 and over
(i) Estimated number
1979145,90088,400
1980144,50091,900
1981142,60093,300
1982139,20095,200
1983132,90096,100
(ii) Percentage change
1979–83–8·9+8·7