(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
North Korea: Population ages 65 and above, percent of total
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for North Korea during that period was 5.27 percent with a minimum of 3.16 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 9.72 percent in 2015.
The latest value from 2018 is 9.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187
countries is 8.79 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.