Fact Book on Aging

Topics highlighted in the 8th edition cover a wide range of areas including: the size and historical rate of growth of the elderly population in British Columbia and Canada; trends in life expectancy, mortality rates and causes of death; the marital status of the elderly population; its geographic distribution and residential mobility; ethnic composition; a description of living arrangements and housing; education, employment, and economic status; disabilities; diet and physical activity; and health service utilization. It is hoped that this monograph contributes to gerontological knowledge, practice and policy in efforts to promote well-being over the life course.

Fact Book on Aging, 8th edition (2023)