A Study on The Living Conditions of Old Age People in Mysore

Authors

  • Ms. Premajyothi. D Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work , Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre, PG Wing of SBRR Mahajana First Grade College, University of Mysore image/svg+xml
  • Manjunatha. D N P G Student, Dept. of Social work, Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Post Graduate Center, Mysore. University of Mysore image/svg+xml
  • Rakesh. H S P G Student, Dept. of Social work, Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Post Graduate Center, Mysore, University of Mysore image/svg+xml

Keywords:

Living Conditions, old age dependency ratio, old age people

Abstract

Old age is an integral part of human life. It is the evening of life. It is an unavoidable, undesirable, unwelcome, and problem-ridden phase of life. A man is compelled to go through the pains and pleasures of this age like the other phases of life before making an exit from this mortal world. The old-age people in India are an invisible workforce. While it is generally presumed that they are unproductive it can be said that it is only an assumption. The older population of India, which was 56.7 million in 1991, was 72 million in 2001 and is expected to grow to 137 million by 2021. The data on the old-age dependency ratio is slowly increasing in both rural and urban areas. Both for men and women, this figure is quite higher in rural areas when compared with that of urban
areas.

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30-05-2017

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Ms. Premajyothi. D, Manjunatha. D N, & Rakesh. H S. (2017). A Study on The Living Conditions of Old Age People in Mysore. Research Ambition: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 2(I), 255–274. Retrieved from http://researchambition.com/RA/index.php/ra/article/view/119

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