Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) rose 16.2% to 3.49% in Guinea Bissau in 2018

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) (%), 2018
Society | Guinea Bissau | May 17, 2019
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Population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population rose 16.2% to 3.49% in Guinea Bissau in 2018, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Guinea Bissau reached an all time high of 3.59% in 1978 and an all time low of 2.77% in 2005. When compared to Guinea Bissau's main peers, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Gambia amounted to 2.42%, 3.29% in Guinea, 2.61% in Mali and 2.97% in Senegal in 2018.

Guinea Bissau has been ranked 131st within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria % 13.0% 13.5% 14.0% 14.6% 15.2%
Burkina Faso % 4.02% 4.13% 4.26% 4.39% 4.51%
Gambia % 3.65% 3.73% 3.83% 3.92% 4.02%
Guinea % 4.68% 4.78% 4.91% 5.05% 5.18%
Guinea Bissau % 4.85% 4.95% 5.09% 5.24% 5.39%
Liberia % 5.09% 5.22% 5.37% 5.53% 5.68%
Mali % 3.20% 3.27% 3.33% 3.40% 3.46%
Mauritania % 6.03% 6.16% 6.29% 6.42% 6.55%
Niger % 2.71% 2.72% 2.73% 2.74% 2.75%
Senegal % 4.62% 4.75% 4.89% 5.04% 5.18%
Sierra Leone % 4.67% 4.82% 4.98% 5.13% 5.29%