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Conservative supporters are more likely to be ill-educated or old
Changeover point is of people who were 10 during Winter of Discontent. Which _still_ has my parents voting Conservative.
demographics  age  education  politics  UK 
june 2017 by andrewducker
Do the dead outnumber the living? (Yes, dramatically)
Luckily, most of them have rotted away to nothing, so we may still be victorious!
demographics  population 
february 2012 by andrewducker
New numbers for human fertility
Islamic countries are dropping to European levels, while Britain and France rise due to older women having kids (but are still below replenishment rate)
demographics  fertility  statistics 
may 2009 by andrewducker
A third of men and a fifth of women aged between 20 and 34 live with their parents
The statisticians' annual survey on the state of the nation also found more people were living alone in the UK, up from 6% in 1971 to 12% in 2008.

The figures also suggest marriage is becoming increasingly unpopular.

In 2006, there were 237,000 marriages in England and Wales, the lowest number since 1895.
demographics  UK  society  statistics 
april 2009 by andrewducker
How Obama Won the Election
Because urban voters vote democrat, while rural ones vote republican, and the rural share of the vote is declining significantly.
usa  demographics  elections  Obama  statistics  voting 
january 2009 by andrewducker
BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Australian plea for 'ugly' women
The mayor of a remote Australian mining town has come under fire after saying that female "ugly ducklings" might benefit from its shortage of women.

John Molony told a newspaper last week that "with five blokes to every girl, may I suggest that beauty-disadvantaged women should proceed to Mount Isa".

The council has since been swamped with complaints from both men and women.
sexism  gender  australia  feminism  demographics 
august 2008 by andrewducker
TV viewers' average age hits 50 - Entertainment News, TV News, Media - Variety
The broadcast networks have grown older than ever -- if they were a person, they wouldn't even be a part of TV's target demo anymore.
advertising  television  media  marketing  demographics  culture 
july 2008 by andrewducker

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