India: Population ages 65 and above

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 India

Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 6.78
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source United Nations Population Division

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 4.21 percent with a minimum of 3.05 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 6.78 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 6.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 185 countries is 9.44 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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