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|Age stratification exists because processes in society ensure that people of different ages differ in their access to society's rewards, power, and privileges.|
|—Age Stratification, Sociology: the essentials|
Some of the advantages of Age Stratification are labour force calculation, estimating dependants, population growth estimation, forming appropriate government policies & planning (e.g. Budgeting more on health care when ageing population is found, increase university capacity to serve increasing numbers of young children) etc.
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