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By Tanith Carey for the Daily Mail.
Such an argument could be applied to young people as well see for example government policy allowing for lower minimum wage rates for the unders. If the main parties misjudge the age period during which people consider themselves young, and base their policies accordingly, they may end up neglecting large s of voters — for instance, making young people policy primarily about university access and tuition fees could alienate many young people who are older than university age. Now new YouGov research reveals where Britons believe the boundaries of key life stages like youth, middle age and old age lie.
The general consensus is that youth lasts up to, and including, the age of Once a person has reached the age of 30, the majority of Brits no longer consider them to be young.
Likewise, the point at which most Brits believe a person has become middle aged is 48, while 70 is the age by which a majority of people believe someone has gotten old. The also reveal a no-man's land age group — an age range that the English language doesn't seem to have a term for. The majority of Brits do not consider a person aged to be either young or middle aged.
Generally speaking, the younger people are the earlier they place the boundaries for each of the stages. While on the face of it Conservative and Labour voters might appear to have slightly different views, this is almost entirely ed for by the fact that Conservative voters tend to be older and Labour voters tend to be younger, and their views change accordingly. While there is a small statistically ificant difference between the two voting groups, in practice this only amounts to a difference of at most a single year on where they place the milestones.
YouGov also asked Brits to say in which life stage they would put themselves.
Very few consider themselves old until they hit at least See the full here. UK About For business. Printable version.
Britons believe that youth ends by the age of 30 The general consensus is that youth lasts up to, and including, the age of The age group with no name The also reveal a no-man's land age group — an age range that the English language doesn't seem to have a term for. Photo: Getty See the full here.