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

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

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 132nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population, 22 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The population over 65 years old is the percentage of the total population that is of the age 65 and older.

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) Unit 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%