Iraq: Population ages 65 and above

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Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 3.39
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 3.71
 Min - Max 3.06 - 4.55
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Iraq during that period was 3.71 percent with a minimum of 3.06 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 4.55 percent in 1974. The latest value from 2023 is 3.39 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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Iraq - Population ages 65 and above - Recent values chart

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Iraq - 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 44.50 2022 million
 Percent urban population 71.35 2022 percent
 Population density 100 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 3.39 2023 percent
 Percent children 37.33 2023 percent
 Percent female population 49.88 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 28.40 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 69.90 2022 percent
 Refugee population 273,716 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 1 2015 percent
 Population growth 2.19 2022 percent
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