2010s: the middle years

As you entered your 40s, Britain stood on the precipice of a long period of austerity. A month after you celebrated the big 40, the coalition government took office and brought in measures aimed at improving the country’s financial position. In the future, BCS70 will help us understand the impact of Austerity Britain on people’s lives.

We’ve already made many important discoveries about health, education and parenting from the surveys in your 40s… and that’s just the beginning.