Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) rose to 4.73% in Turkmenistan in 2018

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Turkmenistan | May 17, 2019
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population reached 4.73 % in 2018 in Turkmenistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Turkmenistan reached an all time high of 5.20 % in 1960 and an all time low of 3.75 % in 1989. When compared to Turkmenistan's main peers, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Afghanistan amounted to 2.63 %, 6.40 % in Iran, 7.39 % in Kazakhstan and 4.92 % in Uzbekistan in 2018.

Turkmenistan has been ranked 111th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population, 2 places behind 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
Afghanistan % 5.09% 5.24% 5.44% 5.64% 5.83%
China % 25.2% 25.4% 25.8% 26.2% 26.6%
Iran % 18.8% 19.5% 20.6% 21.6% 22.7%
Iraq % 6.88% 7.10% 7.32% 7.54% 7.76%
Kazakhstan % 13.1% 13.3% 13.6% 13.9% 14.2%
Kyrgyzstan % 9.72% 9.82% 10.1% 10.4% 10.6%
Pakistan % 9.02% 9.28% 9.62% 9.97% 10.3%
Russia % 21.3% 21.6% 22.1% 22.6% 23.0%
Tajikistan % 7.56% 7.69% 7.91% 8.13% 8.35%
Turkmenistan % 11.7% 12.0% 12.4% 12.8% 13.2%
Uzbekistan % 12.6% 12.9% 13.4% 13.9% 14.3%