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Population ages 65 and above, percent of total, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 196 countries was 9.9 percent. The highest value was in Monaco: 35.92 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 1.52 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Population ages 65 and above, 2022 Global rank Available data
Monaco 35.92 1 1960 - 2022
Japan 29.92 2 1960 - 2022
Italy 24.05 3 1960 - 2022
Finland 23.27 4 1960 - 2022
Puerto Rico 22.93 5 1960 - 2022
Portugal 22.9 6 1960 - 2022
Greece 22.82 7 1960 - 2022
Germany 22.41 8 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 22.38 9 1960 - 2022
Croatia 22.36 10 1960 - 2022
Latvia 21.86 11 1960 - 2022
France 21.66 12 1960 - 2022
Slovenia 20.96 13 1960 - 2022
Gibraltar 20.83 14 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 20.8 15 1960 - 2022
Czechia 20.64 16 1960 - 2022
Estonia 20.58 17 1960 - 2022
Serbia 20.56 18 1960 - 2022
Denmark 20.49 19 1960 - 2022
Hong Kong 20.47 20 1960 - 2022
San Marino 20.46 21 1960 - 2022
Bermuda 20.41 22 1960 - 2022
Netherlands 20.31 23 1960 - 2022
Spain 20.27 24 1960 - 2022
Sweden 20.25 25 1960 - 2022
Hungary 20.01 26 1960 - 2022
Austria 19.81 27 1960 - 2022
Belgium 19.73 28 1960 - 2022
Liechtenstein 19.36 29 1960 - 2022
Switzerland 19.31 30 1960 - 2022
UK 19.17 31 1960 - 2022
Malta 19.13 32 1960 - 2022
Canada 19.03 33 1960 - 2022
Ukraine 18.81 34 1960 - 2022
Romania 18.64 35 1960 - 2022
Poland 18.55 36 1960 - 2022
Norway 18.44 37 1960 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 18.4 38 1960 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 17.91 39 1960 - 2022
South Korea 17.49 40 1960 - 2022
Belarus 17.18 41 1960 - 2022
USA 17.13 42 1960 - 2022
Slovakia 16.98 43 1960 - 2022
Australia 16.9 44 1960 - 2022
Albania 16.66 45 1960 - 2022
Montenegro 16.55 46 1960 - 2022
New Zealand 16.31 47 1960 - 2022
Barbados 16.28 48 1960 - 2022
Aruba 16.14 49 1960 - 2022
Russia 15.8 50 1960 - 2022
Uruguay 15.58 51 1960 - 2022
Iceland 15.33 52 1960 - 2022
Thailand 15.21 53 1960 - 2022
Ireland 15.14 54 1960 - 2022
Singapore 15.12 55 1960 - 2022
Luxembourg 15.03 56 1960 - 2022
Andorra 14.97 57 1960 - 2022
North Macedonia 14.91 58 1960 - 2022
Cyprus 14.83 59 1960 - 2022
Georgia 14.61 60 1960 - 2022
China 13.72 61 1960 - 2022
Armenia 13.15 62 1960 - 2022
Chile 13.03 63 1960 - 2022
Macao 13 64 1960 - 2022
Moldova 12.98 65 1960 - 2022
Mauritius 12.79 66 1960 - 2022
Israel 12.04 67 1960 - 2022
Argentina 11.92 68 1960 - 2022
North Korea 11.71 69 1960 - 2022
Sri Lanka 11.54 70 1960 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 11.52 71 1960 - 2022
N. Caledonia 11.02 72 1960 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 10.85 73 1960 - 2022
Costa Rica 10.83 74 1960 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 10.62 75 1960 - 2022
Grenada 10.06 76 1960 - 2022
Lebanon 9.89 77 1960 - 2022
Brazil 9.88 78 1960 - 2022
Palau 9.88 79 1960 - 2022
Dominica 9.52 80 1960 - 2022
Saint Lucia 9.23 81 1960 - 2022
Vietnam 9.12 82 1960 - 2022
Tunisia 9.02 83 1960 - 2022
Colombia 9 84 1960 - 2022
Bahamas 8.89 85 1960 - 2022
Panama 8.77 86 1960 - 2022
Turkey 8.64 87 1960 - 2022
Venezuela 8.61 88 1960 - 2022
Peru 8.41 89 1960 - 2022
Mexico 8.32 90 1960 - 2022
El Salvador 8.22 91 1960 - 2022
Seychelles 8.15 92 1960 - 2022
Kazakhstan 8.04 93 1960 - 2022
Ecuador 7.83 94 1960 - 2022
Morocco 7.72 95 1960 - 2022
Iran 7.62 96 1960 - 2022
Malaysia 7.5 97 1960 - 2022
Jamaica 7.45 98 1960 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 7.4 99 1960 - 2022
Suriname 7.39 100 1960 - 2022
Azerbaijan 7.11 101 1960 - 2022
India 6.9 102 1960 - 2022
Indonesia 6.86 103 1960 - 2022
Burma 6.82 104 1960 - 2022
Tuvalu 6.43 105 1960 - 2022
Algeria 6.39 106 1960 - 2022
Guyana 6.28 107 1960 - 2022
Paraguay 6.26 108 1960 - 2022
Bhutan 6.25 109 1960 - 2022
Tonga 6.21 110 1960 - 2022
Brunei 6.17 111 1960 - 2022
Micronesia 6.16 112 1960 - 2022
Nepal 6.09 113 1960 - 2022
Bangladesh 6.04 114 1960 - 2022
Fiji 5.9 115 1960 - 2022
South Africa 5.89 116 1960 - 2022
Cambodia 5.81 117 1960 - 2022
Cape Verde 5.55 118 1960 - 2022
Philippines 5.44 119 1960 - 2022
Nicaragua 5.29 120 1960 - 2022
Samoa 5.22 121 1960 - 2022
Turkmenistan 5.15 122 1960 - 2022
Uzbekistan 5.14 123 1960 - 2022
Belize 5.09 124 1960 - 2022
Kuwait 4.93 125 1960 - 2022
Guatemala 4.91 126 1960 - 2022
Libya 4.86 127 1960 - 2022
Bolivia 4.85 128 1960 - 2022
Egypt 4.83 129 1960 - 2022
Maldives 4.78 130 1960 - 2022
Syria 4.68 131 1960 - 2022
Mongolia 4.61 132 1960 - 2022
Djibouti 4.54 133 1960 - 2022
Haiti 4.54 134 1960 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 4.54 135 1960 - 2022
Laos 4.45 136 1960 - 2022
Comoros 4.28 137 1960 - 2022
Honduras 4.27 138 1960 - 2022
Pakistan 4.27 139 1960 - 2022
Lesotho 4.2 140 1960 - 2022
Eritrea 4.01 141 1960 - 2022
Swaziland 4 142 1960 - 2022
Namibia 3.97 143 1960 - 2022
Gabon 3.89 144 1960 - 2022
Jordan 3.84 145 1960 - 2022
Kiribati 3.81 146 1960 - 2022
Bahrain 3.76 147 1960 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 3.76 148 1960 - 2022
Vanuatu 3.74 149 1960 - 2022
Botswana 3.65 150 1960 - 2022
Ghana 3.55 151 1960 - 2022
Palestine 3.53 152 1960 - 2022
Sudan 3.5 153 1960 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 3.47 154 1960 - 2022
Tajikistan 3.47 155 1960 - 2022
Iraq 3.41 156 1960 - 2022
Madagascar 3.35 157 1960 - 2022
Guinea 3.32 158 1960 - 2022
Zimbabwe 3.32 159 1960 - 2022
Liberia 3.31 160 1960 - 2022
Mauritania 3.22 161 1960 - 2022
Rwanda 3.2 162 1960 - 2022
Papua N.G. 3.19 163 1960 - 2022
Ethiopia 3.14 164 1960 - 2022
Senegal 3.14 165 1960 - 2022
Sierra Leone 3.14 166 1960 - 2022
Togo 3.13 167 1960 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 3.12 168 1960 - 2022
Tanzania 3.1 169 1960 - 2022
Benin 3.06 170 1960 - 2022
Nigeria 2.97 171 1960 - 2022
DR Congo 2.92 172 1960 - 2022
Kenya 2.87 173 1960 - 2022
G.-Bissau 2.82 174 1960 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 2.81 175 1960 - 2022
Oman 2.76 176 1960 - 2022
R. of Congo 2.72 177 1960 - 2022
Cameroon 2.67 178 1960 - 2022
Yemen 2.66 179 1960 - 2022
Malawi 2.61 180 1960 - 2022
Angola 2.6 181 1960 - 2022
Mozambique 2.57 182 1960 - 2022
Somalia 2.57 183 1960 - 2022
Burkina Faso 2.53 184 1960 - 2022
C.A. Republic 2.51 185 1960 - 2022
Burundi 2.48 186 1960 - 2022
Gambia 2.43 187 1960 - 2022
Ivory Coast 2.4 188 1960 - 2022
Niger 2.4 189 1960 - 2022
Afghanistan 2.39 190 1960 - 2022
Mali 2.38 191 1960 - 2022
Chad 2.01 192 1960 - 2022
UA Emirates 1.83 193 1960 - 2022
Zambia 1.75 194 1960 - 2022
Uganda 1.69 195 1960 - 2022
Qatar 1.52 196 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.
35.92
29.92
24.05
23.27
22.93
22.90
22.82
22.41
22.38
22.36
21.86
21.66
20.96
20.83
20.80
20.64
20.58
20.56
20.49
20.47
20.46
20.41
20.31
20.27
20.25
20.01
19.81
19.73
19.36
19.31
19.17
19.13
19.03
18.81
18.64
18.55
18.44
18.40
17.91
17.49
17.18
17.13
16.98
16.90
16.66
16.55
16.31
16.28
16.14
15.80
15.58
15.33
15.21
15.14
15.12
15.03
14.97
14.91
14.83
14.61
13.72
13.15
13.03
13.00
12.98
12.79
12.04
11.92
11.71
11.54
11.52
11.02
10.85
10.83
10.62
10.06
9.89
9.88
9.88
9.52
9.23
9.12
9.02
9.00
8.89
8.77
8.64
8.61
8.41
8.32
8.22
8.15
8.04
7.83
7.72
7.62
7.50
7.45
7.40
7.39
7.11
6.90
6.86
6.82
6.43
6.39
6.28
6.26
6.25
6.21
6.17
6.16
6.09
6.04
5.90
5.89
5.81
5.55
5.44
5.29
5.22
5.15
5.14
5.09
4.93
4.91
4.86
4.85
4.83
4.78
4.68
4.61
4.54
4.54
4.54
4.45
4.28
4.27
4.27
4.20
4.01
4.00
3.97
3.89
3.84
3.81
3.76
3.76
3.74
3.65
3.55
3.53
3.50
3.47
3.47
3.41
3.35
3.32
3.32
3.31
3.22
3.20
3.19
3.14
3.14
3.14
3.13
3.12
3.10
3.06
2.97
2.92
2.87
2.82
2.81
2.76
2.72
2.67
2.66
2.61
2.60
2.57
2.57
2.53
2.51
2.48
2.43
2.40
2.40
2.39
2.38
2.01
1.83
1.75
1.69
1.52
0
9
18
26.9
35.92
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