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AgeEquality & Diversity Protected Characteristics

Age
Table: The following table lists documents and links to websites relevant to the Protected Characteristic - Age
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
Age Positive - External Link Age UK - External Link
Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity - External Link Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity - External Link
Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity - External Link Employer's Forum on Age - External Link

Census data

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.

This page was last updated on 05 October 2013
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