Friday, 2 July 2010

Social trends - how UK life has changed since the 1970s

Published today, Social trends 40 marks forty years of social reporting in the UK. Many trends are highlighted including - we are living longer, we take more holidays abroad, women are having babies later in life and less people are getting married. It also includes 5 previously unpublished chapters which show "more than three-fifths of three and four-year-olds were in early years education in the UK in 2008/09" and "Just under a quarter of adults in England in 2008 were obese"

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