ERIC Number: ED216988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
A Population Profile: The 1980's and Beyond. DataTract 8.
American Council of Life Insurance, Washington, DC.
Eighth in a series of reports which compile and interpret statistical information of direct concern to life insurance executives, this publication contains a profile of the U.S. population for the 1980s and beyond. Tables of data and an analysis are provided. Topics covered include population growth, age and race, residence, households, employment, and income. Some implications for life insurance companies are examined. A summary of the profile is also included. Some excerpts from the summary include the following. The American population will continue to expand during the 1980s at a rate slightly higher than that of the last decade. The fastest growing age group during the 1980s will be the 35- to 44-year-olds. The number of older Americans will increase from 25 million in 1980 to 32 million in 2000. There will be fewer teens and young adults in the 1980s. Hispanics and Blacks will make up a larger share of the U.S. population in the years ahead. Most of the country's population growth will take place in the South and the West. There will be proportionately fewer households composed of married couples and more of individuals living alone or with unrelated persons. The work force of the 1980s will be older and more experienced and will be composed of relatively more women and minorities than in previous years. The number of households with incomes $25,000 a year and over will increase more rapidly in the next 15 years than households with less income. (RM)
Descriptors: Black Population Trends, Employment, Family (Sociological Unit), Futures (of Society), Income, Mexican Americans, Migration, Population Growth, Population Trends, Racial Factors, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data)
Social Research Services, American Council of Life Insurance, 1850 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006 ($1.00, single copies).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council of Life Insurance, Washington, DC.
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