Research and analysis

Future of an ageing population

Foresight report looking at the challenges and opportunities of an ageing society.


Future of an ageing population


This report brings together evidence about today’s older population, with future trends and projections, to identify the implications for the UK. This evidence will help government to develop the policies needed to adapt to an ageing population.

Further details of the project and the supporting evidence are available from the Foresight project page.

Published 7 July 2016
Last updated 11 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. New version of report uploaded correcting an error on page 8 and updating the acknowledgements on page 4.

  2. First published.