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Central Planning Assumptions

Estimating future population and other social trends is important to enable governments to plan to provide appropriate and affordable services to the public. The Isle of Man’s central planning assumptions can be found below. 

Description ActualAssumptions
2008/09
2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Annual rate of increase in real terms in National Income (%) 4.8 2.1 3.4 3 3 3 3.0
Annual rate of increase in real terms in National Income per head (%) 3.7 1.8 2.9 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3
Annual increase in population (%) 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Annual increase (decrease) in population of 15 years and younger (%) -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.4 -0.2 0.2
Annual increase in population of working age (%) [16-59 female /64 male] 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
Annual increase in population of retirement age (%) [60+ female/ 65+ male] 2 2.3 2.8 3 2.8 2.3 2.3

No distinction is made between the various measures of National Income when referring to Actual and Assumption.

This information is compiled by the Economic Affairs Division of the Cabinet Office. For enquiries, please contact:

Economic Affairs Division

Cabinet Office

Government Offices

Bucks Road

Douglas

IM1 3PN.

Telephone:+44 1624 685752

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