Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) rose 5.60% to 8.36% in Panama in 2018

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) (%), 2018
Society | Panama | May 17, 2019
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Population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population rose 5.60% to 8.36% in Panama in 2018, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Panama reached an all time high of 8.36% in 2018 and an all time low of 3.62% in 1960. When compared to Panama's main peers, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Colombia amounted to 7.65%, 8.77% in Costa Rica, 5.07% in Honduras and 5.54% in Nicaragua in 2018.

Panama has been ranked 72nd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Belize % 12.8% 13.3% 13.9% 14.4% 15.0%
Brazil % 21.9% 22.5% 23.3% 24.0% 24.7%
Colombia % 18.2% 18.7% 19.1% 19.6% 20.1%
Costa Rica % 22.4% 23.0% 23.7% 24.4% 25.1%
El Salvador % 15.6% 16.1% 16.6% 17.2% 17.8%
Guatemala % 8.13% 8.37% 8.68% 8.99% 9.30%
Honduras % 11.5% 11.9% 12.3% 12.8% 13.3%
Mexico % 20.1% 20.7% 21.3% 21.8% 22.4%
Nicaragua % 14.6% 15.1% 15.8% 16.4% 17.1%
Panama % 18.2% 18.6% 19.0% 19.5% 19.9%
Peru % 17.2% 17.7% 18.2% 18.8% 19.3%
USA % 23.4% 23.5% 23.6% 23.8% 23.9%
Venezuela % 16.2% 16.6% 17.1% 17.6% 18.0%