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Journal of Management Research and Analysis

Socio Economic Attributes of Ageing Population: Descriptive Analysis

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Author Details: Garima Singh

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2770

Print ISSN : 2394-2762

Article First Page : 259

Article End Page : 272


Population ageing refers to the trend and the process of rising percentage of the aged people in the whole population. This study is based on primary data which has been collected from 300 elderly respondents in the district of Sultanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The data has been collected through a structured interview schedule on different demographic to social and economic variables. The paper outlines the general features of the respondents like age structure, sex composition, education level, family size, residential status, electricity connection, period of residence, communication facilities, sources of news, and awareness about programme and welfare schemes for elders.

Key words:
Population Ageing, Elderly, Communication, Residential status, Demographic