Germany: Population ages 65 and above

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 Germany

Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 22.75
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 16.55
 Min - Max 11.53 - 22.75
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Germany during that period was 16.55 percent with a minimum of 11.53 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 22.75 percent in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 22.75 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 10.12 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Germany - Population ages 65 and above - Recent values chart

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Germany - Population ages 65 and above - historical chart - 1960-2023




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 83.80 2022 million
 Percent urban population 77.65 2022 percent
 Population density 238 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 22.75 2023 percent
 Percent children 13.99 2023 percent
 Percent female population 50.65 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 22.24 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 57.16 2022 percent
 Refugee population 2,075,445 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 15 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.72 2022 percent
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