For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 16.39 percent with a minimum of 11.47 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 21.98 percent in 2021.
The latest value from 2021 is 21.98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 186
countries is 9.50 percent.
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Definition: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.