|ESFRS Action Plan||Age Action Plan 2009-2012 [pdf, 31K, opens in new tab]|
|ESFRS Policies or Schemes||Age Discrimination Manual Note [pdf, 206K, opens in new tab]|
|Current Legislation||The Equality Act 2010 - External Link|
|Archived Legislation||The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 - External Link||Links|
|- External Link||Age UK - External Link|
|- External Link||Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity - External Link|
|- External Link||Employer's Forum on Age - External Link|
The age structure of the UK population has become older in the last three decades, and is likely to become older still in the next three decades.
East Sussex has the highest numbers of very elderly people in the English County. Life expectancy is approximately one year more than the national average (men live to 78 and women to 82 in East Sussex.
East Sussex has 1% fewer under 16s than the national average and the life expectancy in Brighton and Hove is 81 for females and 76 for males.