Number of over 90s on the rise

The number of people aged 90 years and over continues to rise, with 579,776 in the UK last year. Among those aged 90 years and over, three quarters (76.8%) were under 95, a fifth (20.7%) were 95-99, while centenarians made up 2.5%. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the number of…

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