Nicaragua: Population ages 65 and above

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 Nicaragua

Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 5.29
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 3.13
 Min - Max 2.38 - 5.29
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 3.13 percent with a minimum of 2.38 percent in 1966 and a maximum of 5.29 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 5.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 9.90 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Population ages 65 and above - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Population ages 65 and above - historical chart - 1960-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 6.95 2022 million
 Percent urban population 59.56 2022 percent
 Population density 57 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 5.29 2022 percent
 Percent children 29.72 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.73 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 40.44 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 53.89 2022 percent
 Refugee population 312 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 1 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.42 2022 percent
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