Population ages 65 and above - Country rankings:
The average for 2017 was 8.67 percent.The highest value was in Japan: 27.05 percent and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 1.14 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Population ages 65 and above.
Population ages 65 and above, percent of total, 2017
(percent, Source: United Nations Population Division);
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.