From the Guardian’s “UK population: how will it change over the next few decades?“.Â We can extrapolate the following chart below.
For each year I’ve added up the age ranges totals for 50-59 and subtracted 40-49 totals.
After the next General Election in 2015, around 2017 there will be dramatic problems in the UK housing market. Downwards!
There were less people born after this batch of boomers, so there if there are less couples to buy the boomers property. QED something bad is going to happen to the UK property market. If only half that population that block are a couple. 200,000 then say potentially 50-100,000 couplesÂ downsizing is big volume, and I’m being optimistic it’s going to be this small.
Lets have a look at pensions.
Cameron and the Conservative Party will do their up most not to win the next General Election.