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Population ages 65 and above, percent of total, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 188 countries was 8.97 percent.The highest value was in Japan: 28 percent and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 1.16 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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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.
Population ages 65 and above in the European union
Population ages 65 and above in Europe
Population ages 65 and above in Asia
Population ages 65 and above in Africa
Population ages 65 and above in North America
Population ages 65 and above in South America
Population ages 65 and above in Australia


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