USA: Population ages 65 and above

(measure: percent; source: United Nations Population Division)

USA: Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 11.76 percent with a minumum of 9.13 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 15.03 percent in 2016. 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.